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John J Banks
Birth: Mar. 27, 1907
Albia
Monroe County
Iowa, USA
Death: 1969
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

"Red". Wife Virgle. Father of Phyllis, Shirley, Delores, and Arthur. Paralyzed from the waist down in a coal mine accident at Thermal Mine near Knoxville, Il. According to the Tuesday, April 8, 1969 Galesburg Register Mail (newspaper), the accident occurred when Red was hit by a rock slide. A friend nearby freed him, but not before the falling rock had caused substantial injuries. At the time of the article, he had been in a wheel chair for the past 11 years.  
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Law Banks (1876 - 1951)
  Ella Pearl Noonan Banks (1879 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Virgil Cheatham Banks-Fields (1917 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur L. Banks (1935 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Irene H Banks Gallagher (1905 - 1979)*
  John J Banks (1907 - 1969)
  Alice Banks (1909 - 1909)*
  Harold Valentine Banks (1911 - 1969)*
  Eugene Banks (1913 - 1913)*
  Chester E Banks (1916 - 1988)*
  Lester Banks (1916 - 1927)*
  Milo Banks (1917 - 1998)*
  Selma R. Banks Ingles (1921 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knoxville Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Marsha
Originally Created by: Florence Banks
Record added: Mar 07, 2001
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John J Banks
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John J Banks
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John J Banks
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