Joseph Arthur Jr Messick

6 June 1918–14 June 1994 (Age 76)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Joseph Arthur Jr

When Joseph Arthur Jr Messick was born on 6 June 1918, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Arthur Messick, was 28 and his mother, Jennie Emma Fischer, was 27. He lived in Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 14 June 1994, at the age of 76.

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Joseph Arthur Jr Messick
Vivian Irene Lafont

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    Katherine Messick


    Paul Thomas Messick



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of French Messac, a habitational name from any of several places with this name, named in Gallo-Roman times as the estate of someone called Mettius.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Messick in household of Joseph Messick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Messick in household of Joseph A Messick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Arthur Messick, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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