Advertisement
Advertisement

Joseph Ucuzoglu (1918 - 1966)

A photo of Joseph Ucuzoglu
Add photo
Joseph Ucuzoglu
1918 - 1966
Born
May 10, 1918
Death
February 1966
Summary
Joseph Ucuzoglu was born on May 10, 1918. He died in February 1966 at 47 years old.
Updated: October 5, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Introduction
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Joseph Ucuzoglu. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Joseph's life.
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Joseph is always remembered.
Update biography

Joseph's biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Joseph's life so that he is always remembered. What's this?

Biography
Joseph Ucuzoglu
Most commonly known as
Joseph Ucuzoglu
Full name
Did Joseph go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Unknown. Did Joseph move a lot? Where was his last known location?
Last known residence
Male
Gender
Joseph Ucuzoglu was born on
Birth
Joseph Ucuzoglu died in
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Joseph.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Joseph Ucuzoglu?
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Joseph's ethnicity and where did his parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Joseph born and where did he live?
Childhood

Education

Did Joseph finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Joseph attend?

Religion

Was Joseph a religious man?

Baptism

Was Joseph baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Joseph did for a living or if he had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Joseph's life. Experiences, organizations, & how he spent his time.

Military Service

Did Joseph serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with his life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree

Joseph's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Ucuzoglu family tree.

Joseph's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Joseph Ucuzoglu Joseph Ucuzoglu
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Joseph's family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Photos

There are no photos of Joseph Ucuzoglu! Please share photos of Joseph and the Ucuzoglu family.
Photo

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Comments

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Joseph.

Cancel

Obituary

Share Joseph's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

Joseph Ucuzoglu passed away in February 1966 at 47 years old. He was born on May 10, 1918. We have no information about Joseph's immediate family.
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1918 - 1966 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Joseph's lifetime.

In 1918, in the year that Joseph Ucuzoglu was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1924, he was just 6 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1942, at the age of 24 years old, Joseph was alive when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1951, Joseph was 33 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1966, in the year of Joseph Ucuzoglu's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

Back to Top