Carmine Balassone

24 June 1891–23 September 1977 (Age 86)
Sulmona, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

The Life of Carmine

Carmine Balassone was born on 24 June 1891, in Sulmona, L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy as the son of Giovanni Balassone and Maria Concetta Cardinale. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Marianna Potenza Melone. He died on 23 September 1977, in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Carmine Balassone
Marianna Potenza Melone
Lucia D Balassone
Antonio Balassone
John A Balassone
Guido Balassone

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Giovanni Balassone


    Maria Concetta Cardinale




World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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Sources (2)

  • Carmine Balassone in entry for Guido Balassone, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Carmine Balassone in entry for Guido Balassone, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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