Joseph Thomas DiPerno

12 August 1928–2 April 2007 (Age 78)
Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States

The Life of Joseph Thomas

When Joseph Thomas DiPerno was born on 12 August 1928, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, his father, Gaetano DiPerno, was 29 and his mother, Grazia Deblasi, was 29. He married Clara Mae Chadwick on 30 July 1960, in Storey, Nevada, United States. He lived in Vallejo Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1930. He died on 2 April 2007, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Joseph Thomas DiPerno
Clara Mae Chadwick
Marriage: 30 July 1960

Spouse and Children

30 July 1960
Storey, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 6

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

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Sources (3)

  • Giuseppi Diperno in household of Gaetano Diperno, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Diperno in entry for Clara Mae Diperno Chadwick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Joseph Diperno in entry for Clara Mae Diperno Chadwick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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