John Philip Gleason Dad, December 27,1905 to September 6, 2001 second generation Irishman. One of ten. A family always in conflict but close all the same. Dad's father was a care taker of a large estate in Westchester. He learned much growing up in that rich enviorment, and because expert in the new fields of automobiles and electronics. He learned about recording sound and with his brother Jimmy they enjoyed many a exciting adventure in the business of newsreel and movie making.