Joseph Comeaux (1911 - 1969)

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Joseph Comeaux
1911 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Comeaux was born on February 14, 1911. He died in January 1969 at age 57.


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Joseph Comeaux died in January 1969 at 57 years of age. He was born on February 14, 1911. There is no information about Joseph's immediate family.
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In 1911, in the year that Joseph Comeaux was born, 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 1929, Joseph was 18 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1937, Joseph was 26 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1946, when he was 35 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1969, in the year of Joseph Comeaux's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Other Joseph Comeauxes

Joseph S Comeaux
Born: around 1927
Louisiana, United States
Joseph D Comeaux
Born: around 1926
Louisiana, United States
Joseph B Comeaux
Born: around 1924
Louisiana, United States
Joseph E Comeaux
Born: around 1919
Louisiana, United States
Joseph Comeaux
Born: around 1921
Louisiana, United States
Joseph A Comeaux
Born: around 1921
Arkansas, United States
Joseph B Comeaux
Born: around 1907
Texas, United States
Joseph N Comeaux
Born: around 1920
United States
Joseph K Comeaux
Born: around 1917
United States
Joseph W Comeaux
Born: around 1921
United States
Joseph K. Comeaux Jr
Born: around 1967
Joseph A. Comeaux
Born: around 1954
Joseph A. Comeaux
Born: around 1961
Joseph B. Comeaux
Born: around 1958
Joseph C. Comeaux Jr
Born: around 1958
Joseph A. Comeaux
Born: around 1954
Joseph C. Comeaux
Born: around 1926
Joseph C. Comeaux
Born: around 1935
Joseph E. Comeaux
Born: around 1952
Joseph C. Comeaux
Born: around 1940

Other Comeauxes

Walter Comeaux
May 1, 1916 - Dec 1, 1968
Lecompte, LA
Ellis Comeaux
Died: November 1967
James Comeaux
Jun 4, 1917 - Feb 15, 1998
Arnaudville, LA
Emile Comeaux
Aug 14, 1919 - Jul 14, 2003
Rayne, LA
Leonard Comeaux
Feb 3, 1910 - Mar 9, 1996
Rayne, LA
Stanley J Comeaux
Aug 1, 1924 - Mar 22, 2003
Bryan D Comeaux
Feb 14, 1964 - Dec 25, 1991
Pearl M Comeaux
Jun 29, 1922 - Apr 20, 2004
Arabi, LA
Anthony Comeaux
Jan 24, 1928 - October 1978
J A Comeaux
Jun 30, 1927 - Feb 15, 1991
Tracy J Comeaux
Jul 7, 1962 - Jul 5, 2004
Delcambre, LA
Olite F Comeaux
Oct 24, 1903 - Mar 23, 1994
Rayne, LA
Claude Comeaux
Mar 31, 1926 - June 1976
Sophie L Comeaux
Jul 21, 1904 - Apr 20, 1990
Richard Comeaux
Apr 3, 1906 - February 1981
Duson, Louisiana
Lydia Comeaux
Feb 28, 1920 - May 1981
Duson, Louisiana
Kossuth Comeaux
Feb 10, 1901 - February 1975
Lafayette, Louisiana
Lovenia Comeaux
Aug 11, 1920 - Jun 16, 1993
Winnie, TX
Lilly D Comeaux
Apr 8, 1910 - Jan 28, 1999
Kaplan, LA
Charles Comeaux
Aug 18, 1931 - November 1985

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Huntsville, Texas
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Vallery Johnson
Nov 3, 1906 - February 1984
Shreveport, Louisiana
Earl Williams
Sep 8, 1922 - Feb 14, 2004
Los Angeles, CA
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Alexandria, Louisiana
Robert L Pridgen
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Natchitoches, LA
Ernest Crayton
Jun 26, 1922 - February 1981
Houston, Texas
Leroy Williams
Oct 22, 1918 - Oct 21, 1991
David Elliott
Jun 15, 1910 - February 1985
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Charles L Sarpy
Dec 19, 1921 - Oct 2, 2008
Sacramento, CA
Wilson Sarpy
Jul 1, 1921 - Nov 1, 2000
Los Angeles, CA
Frank Jones
Apr 22, 1923 - August 1986
Winnfield, Louisiana
Joe Fontenot
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Oberlin, Louisiana
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Joyce, LA
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Oakland, California
Leon David
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Vera G Mills
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