John Joseph Gierucki

24 June 1907–17 October 1945 (Age 38)
Iwonicz, Krosno, Rzeszów Voivodeship, Poland

The Life Summary of John Joseph

When John Joseph Gierucki was born on 24 June 1907, in Iwonicz, Krosno, Rzeszów Voivodeship, Poland, his father, Joseph Gierucki, was 42 and his mother, Mary Rodzinska, was 34. He married Ann Cholewa on 1 June 1935, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Phoenix, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and South Holland, Thornton Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1935. He died on 17 October 1945, in Harvey, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Calumet Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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John Joseph Gierucki
Ann Cholewa
Marriage: 1 June 1935
Mary Ann Gierucki
Philip Joseph Gierucki
Geraldine Gierucki

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  • Marriage
    1 June 1935Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 3
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    Age 11
    Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.

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    Sources (15)

    • John Gierucki in household of Joseph Gierucki, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John J Gierucki, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John Joseph Gierucki, "Illinois, Archdiocese of Chicago, Cemetery Records, 1864-1989"

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