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All hail Joan who has located John's training details from the German Department at Rochester. This confirms Richard Scanlan's research. Click here for more info about the German Department at Rochester.
Richard Gregutt was a boyhood friend of John's and his sponsor for the naturalisation declaration. On that document he declares knowing John for 11 years, almost as long as John has been in the US at that point. Digging further it seems Richard was born in the US, his parents…
108 years ago almost to the day, John signed this document. Click here to read it.