John Joseph Igoe

8 June 1929–19 April 1974 (Age 44)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Igoe was born on 8 June 1929, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, John Joseph Igoe, was 32 and his mother, Nellie Igoe, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Margaret Lenea Nelson. He immigrated to Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1943. He died on 19 April 1974, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Des Plaines, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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John Joseph Igoe
Margaret Lenea Nelson
Kathleen Ann Igoe

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    Kathleen Ann Igoe


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    John Joseph Igoe


    Nellie Igoe




World Events (8)

1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 1

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 13

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Igo .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Igoe in household of John Igoe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Igoe in household of John Igoe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Joseph Igoe, "Illinois, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1998"

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