John Perry (1923 - 2010)

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John Perry is my Daddy.
I was born Elaine"Eleni" Perry, after John Perry's mother, Helen ( Eleni ) Picholas.
My name for the most of my life is Silver Elaine Perry Hobart of North Fort Myers Florida...Named after his Momma Helen "Eleni" Picholas. Her maiden name was Migou, or Meegou, Meggou..or we think it was close to that as she was given this spelling as she arrived on Ellis Island.

John's father was George Picholas...

At least that was the name given him on Ellis Island.

See?
We don't really know who we are...but we know that they were both from Greece.

Yai-yia in Deskati, Greece.

Popou in Nafpaktos.

I better write this before my mind is wiped out.

John had one older brother by 18 months named, Constantine "Charlie" Picholas.
Who was married to Angeliki "Koula" ....

John had a younger sister Emily " Lee" Picholas ..later Dangler as she married Marty Dangler, and they had 3 children, David, Leslie, and Mark Glenn.

J.Perry has 2 daughters from his first car wreck of a marriage to Helen.

They are Angela Perry now Sarno

Constance "Connie"Perry now Shannon.

Birth

John Perry was born on in Manhattan, New York United States

Family

Father: George Picholas
Parent: Helen Picholas
Siblings: Constantine"Charlie" Picholas and Emily"Lee"Picholas

Spouse: Twice Divorced
Children with Twice: Elaine Perry Aka Silver Hobart

Education

Textile High School N.Y.C.

Professions

FAA RE

Organizations

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Military Service

U.S.Navy Cheif in WWll on the S.S.Blackfish

Middle name

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Ethnicity

Greek

Nationality

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Religion

Greek Orthodox

Gender

Male
Death

John Perry died on at Northridge Apt., 32-10 91st St, in Jackson Heights \ East Elmhurst, Queens County, New York United States

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

at Mount Olivet Cemetery, in New York, Queens County, New York United States

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Last Known Residence

East Elmhurst, Queens County, New York

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1923 - In the year that John Perry was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1924 - At the age of just 1 year old, John was alive when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1966 - When he was 43 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1976 - At the age of 53 years old, John was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1985 - By the time he was 62 years old, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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A joke in the N.Y. Times written TOTALLY by his son George. You should read it. It's a HOOT!!

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