Joseph Lascala (1888 - 1968)

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Joseph Lascala
1888 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Lascala was born on March 19, 1888. He died on November 15, 1968 at 80 years old. We know that Joseph Lascala had been residing in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15683.


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Joseph Lascala passed away on November 15, 1968 at 80 years old. He was born on March 19, 1888. We have no information about Joseph's family or relationships. We know that Joseph Lascala had been residing in Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15683.
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In 1888, in the year that Joseph Lascala was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1892, he was only 4 years old when on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1935, at the age of 47 years old, Joseph was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1957, at the age of 69 years old, Joseph was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1968, in the year of Joseph Lascala's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Nov 22, 1917 - March 1978
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Mar 26, 1896 - July 1969
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Aug 4, 1889 - Jun 15, 1968
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Sep 30, 1905 - Nov 2, 1992
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Mary Lascala
Oct 21, 1904 - Jun 17, 1988
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Helen Lascala
Feb 25, 1916 - May 8, 2008
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Michael Lascala
May 9, 1914 - January 1980
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Theresa Lascala
Jun 12, 1879 - Oct 15, 1969
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Catherine Lascala
Jun 28, 1960 - March 1985
Reading, PA
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Feb 8, 1927 - Jun 20, 1992
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Nov 19, 1930 - Feb 20, 2004
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Sep 28, 1890 - September 1977
New Castle, PA
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May 22, 1925 - Aug 28, 2001
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Margaret M Lascala
May 7, 1905 - Apr 11, 1991
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Apr 13, 1917 - May 1979
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