Joseph Degnan (1906 - 1979)

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Joseph Degnan
1906 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Degnan was born on September 23, 1906. He died in March 1979 at 72 years of age. We know that Joseph Degnan had been residing in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.


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Joseph Degnan died in March 1979 at 72 years of age. He was born on September 23, 1906. There is no information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Degnan had been residing in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.
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In 1906, in the year that Joseph Degnan was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1919, Joseph was just 13 years old when in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1923, by the time he was 17 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1936, when he was 30 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1979, in the year of Joseph Degnan's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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New York, United States
Joseph A Degnan
Born: around 1914
New Jersey, United States
Joseph F Degnan
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Joseph I Degnan
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New Jersey, United States
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around 1939 - Aug 17, 1944
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Elizabeth Degnan
Jan 26, 1909 - Jan 27, 1993
Washington, NJ
Helen E Degnan
Aug 10, 1907 - April 1992
Harry A Degnan
Oct 28, 1951 - Jun 30, 1999
Anna Degnan
Jan 6, 1893 - October 1981
Brielle, NJ
Thomas Degnan
Nov 22, 1899 - January 1969
Newark, NJ
John Degnan
Aug 24, 1920 - May 1984
Sally Degnan
Oct 29, 1901 - May 1982
Avalon, NJ
Mildred R Degnan
Nov 13, 1914 - Feb 17, 2000
Trenton, NJ
James J Degnan
Dec 21, 1897 - Jun 15, 1967
Jersey City, NJ
Charles Russell Degnan
May 24, 1919 - May 29, 2005
Columbia, SC
James Degnan
Feb 4, 1915 - August 1985
Cliffside Park, NJ
Annette C Degnan
Aug 5, 1914 - November 1990
Bernard Degnan
Oct 3, 1887 - December 1967
Clifton, NJ
Bernard Degnan
Sep 13, 1898 - May 1975
Brooklyn, NY
Philip Degnan
Sep 8, 1897 - July 1969
Garfield, NJ
Gertrude Degnan
Nov 4, 1921 - August 1986
Toms River, NJ
Thomas J Degnan
Feb 2, 1922 - Sep 25, 1991
Belleville, NJ
Joan E Degnan
Jan 22, 1936 - Dec 23, 1998
Rahway, NJ
Patricia Degnan
Jul 15, 1944 - May 1978
Josephine Degnan
Apr 8, 1917 - May 6, 2007
Pine Brook, NJ

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Weehawken, NJ
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Harrison, NJ
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Caldwell, NJ
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Orange, NJ
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