John W Bickel (1908 - 1988)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

John W Bickel’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of John so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit John’s biography.

John W Bickel Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of John W Bickel and his immediate Bickel family. Add to John W Bickel's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for John.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of John W Bickel? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did John finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did John attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what John did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if John W Bickel is a military veteran.

Middle name

W

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add John's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add John's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was John a religious man? Add John’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of John during various points of his life.

Timeline

1908 - In the year that John W Bickel was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

1920 - At the age of only 12 years old, John was alive when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

1970 - By the time he was 62 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

1987 - John was 79 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

1988 - In the year of John W Bickel's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

John W Bickel Family Tree

Who was John’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share John’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

John's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
John W Bickel
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from John's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of John W Bickel is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

John W Bickel died on June 29, 1988 at 79 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on June 30, 1908. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John W Bickel had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Memories

What do you remember about John W Bickel? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that John is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of John W Bickel

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources