Joseph M Defelice (1908 - 1988)

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Joseph M Defelice
1908 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph M Defelice was born on September 13, 1908. He died on July 27, 1988 at age 79. We know that Joseph M Defelice had been residing in Lakehurst, Ocean County, New Jersey.


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Joseph M Defelice died on July 27, 1988 at 79 years of age. He was born on September 13, 1908. There is no information about Joseph's family or relationships. We know that Joseph M Defelice had been residing in Lakehurst, Ocean County, New Jersey.
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In 1908, in the year that Joseph M Defelice was born, Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1917, by the time he was just 9 years old, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1926, he was 18 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1965, when he was 57 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1988, in the year of Joseph M Defelice's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Joseph A DeFelice
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New York, United States
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Born: around 1918
California, United States
Joseph DeFelice
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Joseph A DeFelice
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Joseph C Defelice
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
Joseph A DeFelice
Born: around 1924
United States
Joseph J DeFelice
Born: around 1914
United States
Joseph A DeFelice
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
Joseph A DeFelice
Born: around 1912
New York, United States
Joseph J DeFelice
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Joseph A DeFelice
Born: around 1922
New Jersey, United States
Joseph J DeFelice
Born: around 1917
New Jersey, United States
Joseph DeFelice
Born: around 1912
United States
Joseph W DeFelice
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Joseph C DeFelice
Born: around 1923
Rhode Island, United States
Joseph S Defelice
Born: around 1915
Connecticut, United States
Joseph Jr DeFelice
Born: around 1918
Massachusetts, United States
Joseph DeFelice
Born: around 1921
Connecticut, United States
Joseph A Defelice
Feb 21, 1922 - Jan 8, 2013

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Joseph Defelice
May 10, 1895 - August 1978
Secaucus, NJ
Lazzaro Defelice
Sep 8, 1900 - April 1981
West New York, NJ
Julia Defelice
Oct 25, 1899 - May 1993
Jersey City, NJ
Carmela C Defelice
Feb 5, 1918 - Mar 9, 2009
Matawan, NJ
Peter Defelice
May 16, 1915 - Jul 10, 1988
Budd Lake, NJ
Patrick Defelice
Aug 1, 1921 - May 1985
Salvatore A Defelice
Jul 21, 1924 - Sep 9, 2010
Wallington, NJ
Leonard C Defelice
Aug 23, 1923 - Jan 31, 1998
Secaucus, NJ
Joseph C Defelice
Nov 16, 1922 - Apr 5, 2004
Ocala, FL
Eloise Defelice
Apr 8, 1915 - Feb 18, 1999
Vero Beach, FL
James Defelice
Apr 29, 1931 - May 2, 1999
Little Falls, NJ
Angelina Defelice
May 29, 1907 - May 21, 1996
Carteret, NJ
Molly Defelice
Oct 1, 1906 - May 1983
Bronx, NY
Maria Defelice
Mar 4, 1906 - May 1975
Hoboken, NJ
Palma Defelice
Mar 16, 1913 - Mar 26, 1994
North Bergen, NJ
Mary Defelice
Mar 2, 1888 - September 1965
New Jersey
Marian Defelice
Jul 8, 1924 - Apr 26, 2003
Paterson, NJ
James Defelice
Jan 13, 1930 - July 1975
Jersey City, NJ
Anthony Defelice
Mar 8, 1928 - Sep 9, 1993
North Bergen, NJ
Alice Defelice
Oct 19, 1934 - Aug 18, 1991
Hammonton, NJ

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