John Linton Jr. Secretan

18 December 1927–13 January 1987 (Age 59)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Linton Jr.

When John Linton Jr. Secretan was born on 18 December 1927, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, John Linton Secretan, was 32 and his mother, Emily Bartlett, was 30. He died on 13 January 1987, in his hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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John Linton Secretan
Emily Bartlett
Analyne Secretan
John Linton Jr. Secretan
Eugene Secreton
Eugene Secretan

Parents and Siblings



    Analyne Secretan



    Eugene Secreton


    Eugene Secretan


World Events (8)


Age 2

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.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 5

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 17

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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  • John L Secretan, "Find A Grave Index"

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