Joseph P Geiss

(1920 - 1996)

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Joseph P Geiss
1920 - 1996
Born
December 5, 1920
Death
April 16, 1996
Last Known Residence
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33406
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Joseph P Geiss was born on December 5, 1920. He died on April 16, 1996 at age 75. We know that Joseph P Geiss had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33406.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Joseph P Geiss died on April 16, 1996 at 75 years of age. He was born on December 5, 1920. There is no information about Joseph's family. We know that Joseph P Geiss had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33406.

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In 1920, in the year that Joseph P Geiss was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1941, Joseph was 21 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1968, at the age of 48 years old, Joseph was alive when 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.

In 1983, at the age of 63 years old, Joseph was alive when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1996, in the year of Joseph P Geiss's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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