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Joe DiMaggio, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1941, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1999
Antioch
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., who 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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 Parents:
  Joe DiMaggio (1914 - 1999)
  Dorothy Arnold (1917 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Created by: Mr. Ed
Record added: Apr 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5342894
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JOE, SO SORRY THAT YOUR LIFE WAS BESET BY SO MANY PROBLEMS, GOD BLESS YOU AND RIP, SEMPER FI.
- David Carrasquillo
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014

- Sojourner
 Added: Jul. 25, 2014

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