John A Shapanus

4 Jul 1923 - 19 Oct 1965

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John A Shapanus

4 Jul 1923 - 19 Oct 1965
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Grave site information of John A Shapanus (4 Jul 1923 - 19 Oct 1965) at Saint George in Shenandoah West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States from BillionGraves
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John A Shapanus

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Saint George

54 Cemetery Road
Shenandoah West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania
United States

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Pennsylvania GM3 USNR WWII
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HonestAbe

September 2, 2013
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PMakely

August 20, 2013

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Life timeline of John A Shapanus

1923
John A Shapanus was born on 4 Jul 1923
John A Shapanus was 7 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
John A Shapanus was 22 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
John A Shapanus was 30 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
John A Shapanus died on 19 Oct 1965 at the age of 42
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