|John Steven Beacher
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 6 In the 1930 Census is Saint Clair was recoreded Lodi Beacher, age 43, born in Czechoslovakia. Living with him: wife Margaret, 37; son Joseph, 15; son Lodi, 14; daughter Helen, 12; son Steve, 10; son Georgie, 8; daughter Mary, 5; and son John, 2. Everyone except Lodi Sr. was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Occupation: Schrage & Pines, 12th & Laurel St., Pottsville, PA on 11 Jun 1945 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 3
3. He was described as 5' 6", 120 lbs., brown eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion on 11 Jun 1945 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 3
4. Residence: 150 S. Third St., St. Clair, PA on 11 Jun 1945 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. 3
5. Newspaper: Article about his service during World War II appeared on page 14 in the Pottsville Republican newspaper, 20 Jul 1945. 7
6. Military on 25 Apr 1951 in , , , South Korea: Private during the Korean War and was killed in action. 2 5 His military records obtained at http://www.2id.org/25-35-b.htm show:
7. Obituary: on 9 Jan 1952 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA. ST. CLAIR WAR HERO IS LAID TO REST.
1 Billion Graves Index, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/JohnSBeacher/2600361.
2 Ancestry.com, U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957 (National Archives and Records Administration. Korean War Casualty File, 2/13/1950-12/31/1953 [Archival Database]; Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, 1950-1970; Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.), John Steve Beacher.
3 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 (National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.), John Steven Beacher, b. 11 Jun 1927.
4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), John S. Beacher b. 10 Jun 1927.
5 U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO DIED FROM HOSTILE ACTION (INCLUDING MISSING AND CAPTURED) IN THE KOREAN WAR, 1950-1957 (http://www.archives.gov/research_room/research_topics/korean_war_casualty_lists/pa_alphabetical.html).
6 1930 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHH9-3X6 Lodi Beacher, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 1B, family 10, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2147.
7 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA), 07/20/1945 Page 14.