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Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1941
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1999
Contra Costa County
California, USA

Only son of Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio and actress Dorothy Arnold who were married for less then 5-years in 1939. Joe Jr., was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran. He struggled with drug abuse and homelessness during the last 20-years, was estranged from his celebrity father and saw him infrequently in recent years. However, he did take part as a pallbearer at the elder DiMaggio's funeral in March of '99. Joe Jr. was divorced and had two adopted daughters who were doted on by their grandfather. Joe Sr. set up a trust fund for his son that would pay him $20,000 a year. Joe Jr. was not breathing and had no heartbeat when taken by ambulance to Sutter Delta Medical Center late on a Friday night. All attempts to resuscitate him failed and he died at 11:25 pm. Cause of death was listed as "natural causes". (bio by: Mr. Ed) 
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  Joe DiMaggio (1914 - 1999)
  Dorothy Arnold (1917 - 1984)
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Created by: Mr. Ed
Record added: Apr 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5342894
Joseph Paul Joe DiMaggio, Jr
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Joseph Paul Joe DiMaggio, Jr
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Joseph Paul Joe DiMaggio, Jr
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So sorry that you passed away so young! God knows best and he comes for the best!Rest in peace and for I am sure your life is immaculately peaceful in heaven!
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