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 Jacob I. “Jake” Gregory, Jr

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Jacob I. “Jake” Gregory, Jr

  • Birth 15 Apr 1914 Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 Oct 1998 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 78193021

Jacob along with wife Julia owned and operated several professional French Dry Cleaning establishments for the span of approximately fifty years.

Jake was dedicated to his community and belonged to several organizations. He was a board member of the NCA (NATIONAL CLEANERS ASSOCIATION) which was formed to train youths in the dry cleaning business. He also started the WASHINGTON AVENUE BOARD OF TRADE now known as WAMA (WASHINGTON AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION), as well as, worked with the 77th Police Precinct children's baseball team.

Grand Dad liked to travel all around the world, as well as eat all types of food delicacies from around the world. But one of his life-long dreams was to travel to Africa. His dream was fulfilled. He traveled to Africa twice, visiting places such as Nairobi, Kenya, and Ethiopia.


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  • Created by: DW1958
  • Added: 11 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78193021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob I. “Jake” Gregory, Jr (15 Apr 1914–22 Oct 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78193021, citing Pinelawn Memorial Park, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by DW1958 (contributor 47440883) .