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Entertainment What did your great grandparents do for a living

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by BennyMuso, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Who?
     
  2. EarthDawgFred

    EarthDawgFred Well-Known Member

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    Farmers and lumberjacks.

    One of my great grandfathers was a commander in the Naval Reserve in Newport, RI. Another great grandfather was tugboat captain who would pilot ships through canals.

    One of my great grandmothers worked in a bomber factory in World War II.
     
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    cygnus2112 Well-Known Member

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    Great grandmothers were both housewives.
    My great grandfather on my moms side was some kind of police officer in Sicily and my great grandfather on my fathers side was a fisherman in sicily
     
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    Not sure about great grandparents, but my grandfather had a sawmill in Minnesota in the early to mid 1900s. My dad told me about sledding down the giant sawdust piles during the winter.
     
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    I was lucky and knew three of my great grandparents, my last great grandmother died just last year and was retired from a bakery. The great grandfather I knew was a brick layer and his wife my other great grandmother was a home maker. All Italian.
     
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    They sold your grandparents for sex
     
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    Oh gosh, good question. I think I remember that my Dad said that his paternal Grandfather was a lumberjack in Maine. He was a big, burly guy. I guess my Dad's brother looks just like him. No idea about the other 3 Great Grandparents.
     
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    Not sure but one of my great great grandfathers fought in the Civil War.
     
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    My Grandfathers came from Italy. My Moms dad was a bartender in NYC and my Pops dad was a seamstress for the NFL he sewed uni's on massive machines . They both grew great gardens and made tasty wine .
     
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    Mine started “Summit Bank” in New Jersey.
     
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    Turkeyneck Howard's got one, not me

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    farmers on both sides.
     
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    Divorce Chicken Bizarre Love Triangle Gold

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    The were some class of Irish hoodlums.

    My grandparents all worked in Philadelphia textile mills. Sounded horrible.
     
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