Joseph Shattes

18 October 1893–25 February 1985 (Age 91)
Paterson, New Jersey

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Shattes was born on 18 October 1893, his father, Andrew Shattes, was 26 and his mother, Barbara, was 27. He married Georgetta Ackley about 1920, in Nassau, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 25 February 1985, at the age of 91, and was buried in Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States.

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Joseph Shattes
Georgetta Ackley
Marriage: about 1920
Donald Herbert Shattes

Spouse and Children

about 1920
Nassau, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Shattes





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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