John Thomas Breen

30 April 1947–29 January 2009 (Age 61)
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Breen was born on 30 April 1947, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Carl Breen Sr., was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Virginia Mann, was 21. He died on 29 January 2009, in Windsor Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Carl Breen Sr.
1924–2005
Elizabeth Virginia Mann
1926–2016
James Carl Breen Jr.
1945–2020
John Thomas Breen
1947–2009
Stephen Joseph Breen
1951–1979
Thomas Patrick Breen
1960–2016

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 2

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.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 17

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

Irish: either a shortened form of McBreen or an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braoin ‘descendant of Braon’, a byname meaning ‘moisture’, ‘drop’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • John Breen in entry for Mr James C Yoe Breen Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Thomas Breen find a grave memorial

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