Thomas J DeJohn (born 1920)

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Thomas J DeJohn
1920 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas J DeJohn was born around 1920. We know that Thomas J DeJohn had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.

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Thomas J DeJohn

First name

Thomas

Middle name

J

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Gender

Male

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Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States

Education

2 Years Of High School

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Military Service

Military serial#: 33591840
Enlisted: March 11, 1943 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Thomas J DeJohn was born around 1920. There is no information about Thomas's surviving family. We know that Thomas J DeJohn had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
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In 1920, in the year that Thomas J DeJohn was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1934, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1956, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1974, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1988, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Born: around 1926
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William R DeJohn
Born: around 1926
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John T DeJohn
Born: around 1915
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Louis J DeJohn
Born: around 1918
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Samuel DeJohn
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Anthony A DeJohn
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Sam J DeJohn
Born: around 1919
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Frank DeJohn
Born: around 1918
Michigan, United States
Delos DeJohn
Born: around 1910
Illinois, United States
Anthony DeJohn
Born: around 1921
Michigan, United States
Donald E DeJohn
Born: around 1926
Michigan, United States
Russell J DeJohn
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Lawrence P DeJohn
Born: around 1921
Louisiana, United States
Louis J DeJohn
Born: around 1923
Texas, United States
Frank DeJohn
Born: around 1915
Texas, United States
Joseph DeJohn
Born: around 1919
New Jersey, United States
Thomas J DeJohn
Born: around 1925
New Jersey, United States

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