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Adeline J James (1897 - 1968)

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Adeline J James
1897 - 1968
Born
July 1, 1897
Death
February 15, 1968
Last Known Residence
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California 94132
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Adeline J James of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California was born on July 1, 1897, and died at age 70 years old on February 15, 1968.
Updated: November 11, 2011
Biography ID: 85524283

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Adeline James passed away at age 70 years old on February 15, 1968. Adeline J James of San Francisco, San Francisco County, California was born on July 1, 1897.

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Adeline J James lived 1 year longer than the average James family member when she died at the age of 70.
The average age of a James family member is 69.
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1897 - 1968 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that Adeline J James was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1925, when she was 28 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1946, Adeline was 49 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1958, she was 61 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1968, in the year of Adeline J James's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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