Vincent Defrancesco (1909 - 2003)

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Vincent Defrancesco
1909 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Vincent Defrancesco was born on April 6, 1909. He died on April 14, 2003 at age 94. We know that Vincent Defrancesco had been residing in Forked River, Ocean County, New Jersey.


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Vincent Defrancesco passed away on April 14, 2003 at age 94. He was born on April 6, 1909. There is no information about Vincent's family or relationships. We know that Vincent Defrancesco had been residing in Forked River, Ocean County, New Jersey.
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In 1909, in the year that Vincent Defrancesco was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1930, at the age of 21 years old, Vincent was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1942, Vincent was 33 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1968, when he was 59 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1988, Vincent was 79 years old when 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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Jul 14, 1926 - May 5, 2005
West Palm Beach, FL
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Jan 9, 1912 - March 1974
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Mar 19, 1914 - December 1966
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Aug 9, 1900 - March 1971
Lansdowne, PA
Thomas Defrancesco
Nov 5, 1913 - Mar 18, 2008
Drexel Hill, PA
Mary Defrancesco
Nov 19, 1912 - Mar 31, 2002
Pittsburgh, PA
Jennie Defrancesco
Jul 28, 1893 - August 1989
Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Defrancesco
Dec 23, 1898 - December 1963
Benjamin Defrancesco
Died: April 1961
John Defrancesco
Dec 16, 1893 - October 1962
New Jersey
Luigi Defrancesco
Apr 12, 1890 - April 1967
Reading, PA
Paul Defrancesco
Oct 22, 1915 - May 15, 1990
Salvatore Defrancesco
Mar 24, 1896 - February 1973
Pottstown, PA
Mary Defrancesco
Jan 28, 1902 - Mar 29, 1997
Gloucester City, NJ
Albert Defrancesco
Apr 20, 1890 - Apr 3, 1993
Edgewater, FL
Rita Defrancesco
Jun 26, 1918 - Jan 10, 2010
Philadelphia, PA
Vincent Defrancesco
Apr 25, 1908 - Mar 17, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Joseph Defrancesco
Oct 28, 1918 - Jul 2, 2002
Charleroi, PA
Elizabeth I Defrancesco
Feb 16, 1913 - Aug 6, 1993
Philadelphia, PA
Lena Defrancesco
Apr 18, 1910 - February 1993
Philadelphia, PA

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