Joseph L Grippo (1930 - 2008)

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Joseph L Grippo
1930 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph L Grippo was born on March 2, 1930. He died on January 26, 2008 at 77 years old.

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Joseph L Grippo passed away on January 26, 2008 at 77 years old. He was born on March 2, 1930. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family.
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In 1930, in the year that Joseph L Grippo was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1947, he was 17 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1962, when he was 32 years old, on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1978, Joseph was 48 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1992, when he was 62 years old, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Feb 21, 1901 - Dec 17, 1990
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Mar 2, 1924 - June 1981
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Oct 21, 1931 - Feb 15, 2011
Algonquin, IL
Vincenza A Grippo
Oct 26, 1913 - Jan 6, 1993
Chicago, IL
Lucille Grippo
Aug 23, 1914 - September 1978
Villa Park, Illinois
Anna Grippo
Jul 22, 1900 - April 1966
Chicago, Illinois
Helen M Grippo
Aug 25, 1906 - Nov 12, 2005
Germantown, TN
Sam Grippo
Feb 22, 1919 - Dec 9, 1994
June E Grippo
May 28, 1918 - Jun 28, 1998
Auburn, CA
Frank C Grippo
Dec 25, 1915 - Jan 1, 1999
Park Ridge, IL
Antonio Grippo
Mar 28, 1885 - September 1966
Chicago, Illinois
Frank T Grippo
Jan 25, 1922 - Feb 13, 1995
Mary Grippo
Aug 12, 1891 - January 1973
Park Ridge, Illinois
R Grippo
May 2, 1928 - May 15, 1988
Chicago, IL
Corrine M Grippo
Feb 1, 1925 - August 1993
Chicago, IL
Pauline Grippo
Mar 22, 1925 - May 20, 2000
Port Chester, NY
Linda Jean Grippo
Jul 17, 1949 - Feb 16, 2010
Greenville, Texas
James Vincent Grippo
Apr 4, 1970 - Mar 4, 2006
Texas
Rose Grippo
Feb 16, 1895 - June 1984
Hartford, Connecticut

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George M Nowak
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Helen Quinn
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Blanche Williams
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Westmont, IL
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Palos Hills, Illinois
Henry Bartest
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Lansing, IL, United States
George Fiene
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