John Phelan (1901 - 1971)

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John Phelan
1901 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
John Phelan was born on March 9, 1901. He died in June 1971 at age 70. We know that John Phelan had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98201.


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John Phelan passed away in June 1971 at 70 years old. He was born on March 9, 1901. There is no information about John's family. We know that John Phelan had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98201.
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In 1901, in the year that John Phelan was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1911, by the time he was merely 10 years old, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1938, he was 37 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1958, John was 57 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1971, in the year of John Phelan's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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around 1909 - Nov 15, 1940
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around 1884 - Sep 22, 1914
John Francis Phelan
around 1897 - Jul 19, 1916
John Frances Phelan
around 1919 - Dec 23, 1942
John Douglas Phelan
around 1899 - May 31, 1916
John Phelan
around 1912 - Nov 14, 1940
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around 1896 - Jul 14, 1916
John W Phelan
Born: around 1919
Montana, United States
John L Phelan
Born: around 1921
California, United States
John B Phelan
Born: around 1910
California, United States
John W Phelan
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
John A Jr Phelan
Born: around 1907
Texas, United States
John W Phelan
Born: around 1927
Missouri, United States
John E Phelan
Born: around 1914
Missouri, United States
John M Phelan
Born: around 1926
Missouri, United States
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Born: around 1913
Missouri, United States

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John Louis Francis Phelan
Aug 20, 1941 - Nov 11, 2005
Spanaway, Washington
John P Phelan
Sep 21, 1914 - Jun 19, 1971
W Phelan
Jan 20, 1907 - March 1979
Portland, Oregon
William Phelan
Dec 28, 1915 - March 1979
Bend, Oregon
Curtis R Phelan
Oct 4, 1924 - Aug 6, 2004
White City, OR
Mabel K Phelan
Apr 13, 1908 - July 1992
Pendleton, OR
Evelyn Phelan
May 29, 1909 - October 1975
Redding, California
Earl Phelan
May 9, 1897 - May 1977
Portland, Oregon
Loleta Phelan
Mar 19, 1914 - May 1995
Medford, OR
Owen K Phelan
Mar 15, 1910 - Oct 18, 1995
San Diego, CA
Daniel Phelan
Nov 5, 1907 - January 1985
Puyallup, Washington
Charles A Phelan
Sep 16, 1903 - November 1988
San Mateo, CA
Barbara E Phelan
Dec 3, 1926 - Jun 5, 2004
Ashland, OR
Gerald E Phelan
Sep 11, 1934 - Nov 29, 1996
Robert Peter Phelan
Jul 4, 1906 - Jan 9, 1992
North Kingstown, RI
William Phelan
Apr 23, 1878 - December 1971
Randle, Washington
Hartsel H Phelan
Aug 29, 1918 - Jan 30, 2002
Meridian, ID
Maureen H Phelan
Aug 31, 1982 - May 1988
Pendleton, OR
John F Phelan
Oct 3, 1917 - Nov 22, 1999
Edward W Phelan
Jun 19, 1950 - Feb 14, 2007

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Michael Batchelder
May 21, 1943 - November 1970
Lance Christophers
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William Mcfarland
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Norman Riepma
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Margaret K Jaswal
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Star Pinkham
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Pearl Martinis
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George D Herley
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Florence H Stoopes
Apr 17, 1908 - May 22, 1994
Edmonds, WA
Edward R Stoopes
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