John W Knopp

22 Feb 1876 - 1 Sep 1930

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John W Knopp

22 Feb 1876 - 1 Sep 1930
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The burial record of John W Knopp. Cemetery: San Francisco National Cemetery, Location: San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. Birth: 22 Feb 1876, Death: 1 Sep 1930.
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Life Information

John W Knopp

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Died:

San Francisco National Cemetery

1 Lincoln Blvd, Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, San Francisco, California
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION B SITE 920
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/sanfrancisco.asp
Address: 1 LINCOLN BLVD PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94129
Phone: (650) 589-7737
VA ID: 1074265

Source

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

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SGT E 19TH US INF - US ARMY - SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

Plot

SECTION B SITE 920

Life timeline of John W Knopp

1876
John W Knopp was born on 22 Feb 1876
John W Knopp was 12 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
John W Knopp was 17 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
John W Knopp was 33 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
John W Knopp was 38 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
John W Knopp was 52 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
John W Knopp died on 1 Sep 1930 at the age of 54

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