John Cummings (1901 - 1978)

John Cummings
1901 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
John Cummings was born on January 25, 1901. He died in August 1978 at age 77. We know that John Cummings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15238.

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John Cummings passed away in August 1978 at 77 years of age. He was born on January 25, 1901. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Cummings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15238.
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In 1901, in the year that John Cummings was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1926, at the age of 25 years old, John was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, when he was 35 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1963, when he was 62 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1978, in the year of John Cummings's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other John Cummingses

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1917 - Mar 7, 1945
around 1891 - Mar 29, 1918
around 1892 - Jul 1, 1916
around 1886 - Jun 7, 1917
around 1886 - Aug 18, 1916
around 1904 - Jun 14, 1943
around 1892 - Apr 23, 1918
around 1902 - Sep 7, 1943
around 1892 - Sep 27, 1918
around 1878 - Oct 2, 1915
Unknown - Aug 24, 1918
around 1916 - Nov 10, 1943
around 1918 - Dec 19, 1941
around 1890 - May 5, 1946
around 1899 - Oct 10, 1918
around 1911 - Apr 1, 1941
around 1895 - May 7, 1915
around 1908 - Feb 17, 1944

Other Cummingses

Mar 18, 1889 - June 1965
Jul 2, 1921 - Dec 31, 2004
May 4, 1888 - May 1963
Jan 31, 1919 - Aug 19, 1998
Nov 5, 1922 - Jul 11, 1991
May 8, 1929 - December 1993
Jan 15, 1932 - Jan 1, 2001
Dec 14, 1930 - November 1972
May 25, 1927 - Dec 24, 1997
Jan 10, 1928 - Aug 19, 1998
May 25, 1932 - Nov 28, 2010
May 19, 1933 - Jan 17, 2004
Sep 22, 1935 - November 1989
Sep 15, 1884 - November 1968
Mar 31, 1921 - Feb 12, 2000
Apr 4, 1942 - September 1988
Jan 18, 1947 - Feb 18, 2008
Jan 23, 1958 - Aug 3, 2006
Jun 17, 1901 - February 1974
Jan 31, 1955 - Dec 23, 2005

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Feb 22, 1914 - April 1972
Nov 27, 1922 - Dec 15, 2008
Jul 14, 1901 - November 1968
Jul 24, 1885 - January 1973
May 26, 1905 - Dec 15, 1997
Aug 10, 1918 - May 1977
Oct 14, 1913 - Jan 27, 2008
Sep 11, 1880 - December 1974
Dec 25, 1921 - Jan 10, 1999
Aug 17, 1919 - Feb 2, 2005
Oct 25, 1918 - September 1986
Apr 11, 1920 - Dec 4, 2004
Aug 3, 1918 - Mar 4, 1988
Dec 17, 1912 - Aug 12, 2001
Sep 24, 1888 - September 1981
Sep 5, 1893 - November 1981
Mar 22, 1923 - August 1979
Jun 16, 1899 - February 1981
Oct 22, 1920 - December 1984
Nov 4, 1915 - Jan 26, 1998
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