John Francis Kenney

12 July 1915–22 February 1986 (Age 70)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Francis

When John Francis Kenney was born on 12 July 1915, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Francis Kenney, was 31 and his mother, Margaret M. Morrissey, was 44. He had at least 1 daughter with Norma Elizabeth Rice. He died on 22 February 1986, in New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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John Francis Kenney
Norma Elizabeth Rice
Joanne Elizabeth Kenney

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    Norma Elizabeth Rice




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 11

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: see Kenny .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John F Kenney in household of William F Kenney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John F Kenney in household of William Kenney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John F Kenney in household of Wm F Kenney, "United States Census, 1920"

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