John H Coon (1914 - 2006)

John H Coon
1914 - 2006
updated February 06, 2019
John H Coon was born on May 16, 1914. He died on March 19, 2006 at 91 years old. We know that John H Coon had been residing in Voorhees, Camden County, New Jersey 08043.

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John H Coon died on March 19, 2006 at age 91. He was born on May 16, 1914. There is no information about John's family. We know that John H Coon had been residing in Voorhees, Camden County, New Jersey 08043.
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In 1914, in the year that John H Coon was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1947, by the time he was 33 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1978, at the age of 64 years old, John was alive when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1987, John was 73 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1997, he was 83 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Jun 29, 1912 - May 27, 2003
Nov 5, 1917 - Mar 31, 2000
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Jun 16, 1950 - Dec 10, 2006
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Apr 1, 1929 - Jul 25, 2010
May 24, 1930 - January 1978
Jun 16, 1927 - May 17, 2007
Sep 20, 1970 - Aug 29, 1994
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Jan 3, 1905 - March 1970
May 27, 1906 - October 1985
Mar 30, 1905 - August 1960
Mar 17, 1919 - Jul 6, 2009
Mar 22, 1917 - Apr 16, 2007
Aug 13, 1913 - June 1989
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Feb 19, 1931 - Dec 15, 1992
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Sep 16, 1913 - May 1994
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