John Degnan (1898 - 1973)

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John Degnan
1898 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
John Degnan was born on November 6, 1898. He died in February 1973 at 74 years old. We know that John Degnan had been residing in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida.


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John Degnan passed away in February 1973 at age 74. He was born on November 6, 1898. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Degnan had been residing in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida.
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1898 - 1973 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that John Degnan was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1914, when he was 16 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1954, when he was 56 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1969, at the age of 71 years old, John was alive when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1973, in the year of John Degnan's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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New Jersey, United States
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Minnesota, United States
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Illinois, United States
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Born: around 1900
Ohio, United States
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New York, United States
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Born: around 1923
Maryland, United States
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Born: around 1915
New York, United States
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Born: around 1920
New Jersey, United States
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Born: around 1912
New York, United States
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Born: around 1915
New York, United States
John F Degnan
Born: around 1902
Connecticut, United States
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Born: around 1902
Connecticut, United States
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Born: around 1911
Rhode Island, United States
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Born: around 1910
Massachusetts, United States
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Born: around 1923
Connecticut, United States

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Thomas Degnan
Aug 1, 1885 - January 1966
New York
Olive Degnan
May 15, 1918 - Feb 21, 2008
Elizabethton, TN
Irene B Degnan
Dec 16, 1934 - Oct 13, 1997
Peekskill, NY
Robert Degnan
Aug 21, 1919 - January 1976
Francis J Degnan
Jun 21, 1927 - Nov 20, 2001
Toledo, OH
Anne G Degnan
Apr 5, 1908 - February 1990
San Antonio, TX
Maxine R Degnan
Mar 17, 1910 - May 15, 1999
Yonkers, NY
James W Degnan
Apr 25, 1922 - Jan 4, 1993
Levittown, NY
Elizabeth Degnan
Oct 29, 1893 - December 1983
New York, NY
Anna Degnan
Sep 15, 1891 - February 1963
New York
Frank J Degnan
Feb 7, 1922 - Apr 9, 2001
Watervliet, NY
Irene Degnan
Sep 28, 1901 - November 1985
Lockport, NY
Virginia Degnan
Aug 4, 1923 - May 1981
Woodside, NY
Julia Degnan
Jun 30, 1903 - Apr 14, 1993
Woodbury, NY
Anna Degnan
Mar 27, 1908 - Jan 3, 1987
Bronx, NY
Alice E Degnan
Nov 9, 1919 - Jun 27, 1998
Binghamton, NY
Bernard Degnan
Jun 19, 1935 - Feb 9, 2007
Brooklyn, NY
Robert C Degnan
Aug 14, 1939 - Jul 5, 2008
Baldwin, NY
Joseph Degnan
Aug 4, 1900 - July 1952
Robert J Degnan
Feb 10, 1928 - Jul 9, 2003
Tappan, NY

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Eastham, MA
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Lynbrook, NY
John Kenny
Mar 31, 1907 - Apr 17, 1988
Hillsdale, NJ
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New York, NY
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