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Jack Louis SPECKELS

Male 1922 - 1961  (39 years)


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  • Name Jack Louis SPECKELS 
    Birth 22 Jul 1922  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • at 5:45 a.m. at 204 Pruitt Ave.
    Gender Male 
    Baptism San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at Calvary Baptist Church
    Census 7 Apr 1930  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 517 McCullough
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 12 Apr 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 422 Gulf St.
    Residence 31 Jul 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 831 Gulf St.
    Residence 4 Nov 1946  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1411 Nolan St.
    Residence 1948  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Rear 1411 Nolan
    Voter Registration 1950  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Census 29 Apr 1950  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • 14655 Gledhill
    Voter Registration 1952  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Voter Registration 1954  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 14655 Gledhill St. (registered Democrat)
    Residence 11 Dec 1961  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Religion Southern Baptist 
    Education High School 
    Occupation Ice Salesman 
    Occupation Milkman 
    Military Jack served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He enlisted on July 31, 1940 and served for a time on a cruiser in the Atlantic theater before being assigned to the U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10). He was received on board at her commissioning on 15 Apr 1943, at Norfolk, Virginia, and stayed on board until the summer of 1945 when he transferred to another ship. Jack was awarded the Pre-Pearl Harbor ribbon with one battle star for foreign sea duty in the Philippines, the American Defense ribbon, the North African ribbon with a battle star for the siege of Casablanca, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon with eight major engagements, the Philippines Liberation ribbon with one star signifying participation in the Leyte Gulf battle. He held the ranks of Storekeeper First Class and Warrant Officer. He was released from service on October 28, 1946.  [5, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Death 11 Dec 1961  San Fernando, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 15, 20
    • in an automobile accident
    Burial 15 Dec 1961  Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID I2855  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 7 May 2022 

    Father Gilbert Otto SPECKELS,   b. 10 Sep 1892, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Aug 1969, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ellen Mae KING,   b. 16 Oct 1890, Sayers, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Jan 1978, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years) 
    Marriage 15 Nov 1913  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • by Rev. August Wolff, St. John’s Lutheran Church
    Gilbert O. Speckels and Ellen M. King marriage license
    Gilbert O. Speckels and Ellen M. King marriage license
    Bexar County, Texas, vol. 5, p. 449
    Divorce Yes, date unknown 
    Photos
    Gilbert and Ellen Speckels
    Gilbert and Ellen Speckels
    Ellen Speckels and family
    Ellen Speckels and family
    standing, from l to r: Lavon and Gilbert Speckels, Ellen Speckels, Herman and Evelyn Dyal, Lillian and William Kight, Tiny and Richard Bernhardt
    sitting, from l to r: Dick Bernhardt, Jack Speckels, Paula Speckels, unidentified child (possibly a family friend)
    Family ID F1013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Doris Shelby BRECHER,   b. 13 Jan 1922, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Aug 1987, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Marriage 30 May 1942  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    • by Rev. Neal Ellis, Calvary Baptist Church
    Divorce Yes, date unknown 
    Photos
    Jack and Doris Speckels
    Jack and Doris Speckels
    Family ID F1024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2009 

    Family 2 Jacqueline Inez FORMBY,   b. 26 Sep 1926, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jun 2008 (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage 15 Mar 1958  Imperial County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Children 
     1. Russell Allen SPECKELS,   b. 12 Oct 1957, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2016 (Age 58 years)
    Family ID F932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2014 

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Gilbert O. and Jack Speckels
    Gilbert O. and Jack Speckels

    Documents
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Sep 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Sep 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Dec 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 30 Dec 1944
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 31 Mar 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 31 Mar 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 1 Jul 1945
    Jack L. Speckels - muster roll of U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10), 1 Jul 1945

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011), Number: 456-14-4086; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    2. [S220] Ancestry.com, Texas Birth Certificates, 1903–1932, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013), File No. 36168.

    3. [S343] Ancestry.com, California Death Index, 1940-1997, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network Inc., 2000), Place: Los Angeles; Date: 11 Dec 1961; Social Security: 456144086.

    4. [S1582] Ancestry.com, Various sources, (Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Registration Cards for Texas, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 1423.

    5. [S1635] Ancestry.com, Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    6. [S2376] Ancestry.com, Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).

    7. [S15] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, Bexar County, Texas, ED 71, p. 5.

    8. [S1629] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, Bexar County, Texas, ED 165, p. 9A, line 27.

    9. [S267] “Three S.A. Youths Off to the Navy,” Wednesday, July 31, 1940, p. 3-B.

    10. [S1615] Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), San Antonio, Texas, City Directory, 1948, p. 1030.

    11. [S198] Ancestry.com, Great Register of Voters, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 2478-A.

    12. [S4072] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1950, Los Angeles County, California, ED 66-52A, p. 73, line 14.

    13. [S198] Ancestry.com, Great Register of Voters, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 2478-C.

    14. [S198] Ancestry.com, Great Register of Voters, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008), Los Angeles City Precinct No. 3257.

    15. [S3879] Wednesday, December 13, 1961, p. 30.

    16. [S267] “Sailor Back For Belated Honeymoon,” Sunday, August 27, 1944, p. 7-A.

    17. [S586] Ancestry.com, Muster Rolls of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 01/01/1939-01/01/1949, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007).

    18. [S267] Sunday, August 5, 1945, p. 4-B.

    19. [S267] Sunday, August 27, 1944, p. 7-A.

    20. [S288] Thursday, December 14, 1961, p. 2-A.

    21. [S71] Vol. 5, p. 449, No. 36375.

    22. [S71] Vol. 79, p. 362, No. 137377.

    23. [S2116] Ancestry.com, California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network Inc., 2013).