Albert Janes Senior

My Great Grandfather

His Life.....

He was born on April 20 1925. His parents were Anton Janes and Anna Tomac. When Albert was 14, World War II started. Then when Albert was 17 he joined World War II in 1942.

The Depression....

The great depression was an economic slump in North America that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world. Albert was only four years old when it started. That's a terrible way to grow up.

The War....

On September 2, 1945 Germany Allies End World War II, Germany and the Allies sign a peace treaty to end the fighting in World War II.

After the War....

Albert married my great grandma, Rose Anne Simonich at 22 in 1947. They had seven kids, five boys and two girls. He retired from Kansas City Board of Public Utilities in 1987 when he was 62 he worked there for 39 years.

Death.....

He died June 28 2012 at the age of 87.
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