Joseph Jones (1909 - 1987)

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Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois

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1909 - In the year that Joseph Jones was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

1923 - At the age of just 14 years old, Joseph was alive when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

1970 - He was 61 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1982 - When he was 73 years old, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

1987 - In the year of Joseph Jones's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Joseph Jones died in February 1987 at 77 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Joseph. He was born on September 25, 1909. We have no information about Joseph's family. We know that Joseph Jones had been residing in Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois.

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