William Francis Finedore Jr (1923 - 2010)

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William Francis Finedore
1923 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
William Francis Finedore Jr, father to 5 children, was born on April 11, 1923. He was born to John Finedore and Clara Finedore, with sibling John. He married Grace M Finedore, and they gave birth to William Finedore Jr., Thomas E. Finedore, James G. Finedore, Nancy Finedore, and Jeffery Finedore. William died on March 20, 2010 at 86 years old. We know that William Francis Finedore Jr had been residing in Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois 60062.


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at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W Hoff Rd, in Elwood, Illinois United States 60421


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German/ Polish

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United States



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Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois 60062


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Plant Superintendent

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Nothbrook Park District Swim Team Coach
Northbrook YMCA Swim Team Coach
MIMA - Professional Manufacturing Management (President)

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William F. Finedore, 86, WWII veteran, March 20, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Grace, nee Brush; loving father of William (Janet), Thomas, James, Nancy, and Jeff (Kim) Finedore; dear grandpa of Tara, Cori, Charles, Will, Ashley, Leona, Stevie and Joseph; Proud great-grandfather of eight. William was a volunteer swim coach for Northbrook Park District and North Suburban YMCA for several decades. Memorial Service and interment will be held Friday May 28, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Joliet. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Midwest Palliative and Hospice Care Center, 2050 Claire Ct. Glenview, IL 60025. [external link]. or United States Marines Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Center, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr. Triangle VA, 22172. Arrangements by N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home , Glenview, Funeral Info 847-998-1020.
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In 1923, in the year that William Francis Finedore Jr was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1955, William was 32 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1966, he was 43 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1974, when he was 51 years old, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1997, William was 74 years old when on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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