Dorothy E James (1911 - 2009)

Dorothy E James
1911 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy E James was born on April 27, 1911. She died on July 20, 2009 at age 98. We know that Dorothy E James had been residing in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa 52807.

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Dorothy E James died on July 20, 2009 at 98 years of age. She was born on April 27, 1911. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy E James had been residing in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa 52807.
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In 1911, in the year that Dorothy E James was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1926, by the time she was just 15 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1945, Dorothy was 34 years old when on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

In 1960, by the time she was 49 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1978, when she was 67 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Oct 5, 1921 - Feb 24, 1999
Nov 2, 1902 - Feb 25, 1993
Oct 19, 1907 - October 1972
Aug 6, 1905 - Mar 1, 1966
Oct 25, 1917 - Aug 15, 2004
Apr 2, 1921 - Apr 21, 1994
Dec 23, 1921 - Jul 10, 2004
Sep 23, 1920 - Oct 14, 1990
Feb 7, 1921 - Mar 25, 1993
May 25, 1919 - Feb 21, 2009
May 29, 1913 - October 1986
Nov 28, 1920 - Jun 28, 1995
Jan 17, 1908 - January 1985
Sep 28, 1911 - January 1978
Nov 19, 1920 - Jul 2, 1991
Jul 1, 1920 - Aug 22, 2003
Mar 2, 1921 - Feb 25, 1992
Oct 8, 1905 - Jan 27, 2005
Aug 10, 1908 - October 1976
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Sep 29, 1919 - Jun 7, 1993
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Mar 18, 1921 - October 1982
Dec 12, 1923 - May 12, 2008
Jul 31, 1922 - May 1980
Aug 24, 1914 - June 1978
Sep 1, 1921 - Apr 19, 2004
Jul 30, 1920 - Oct 20, 1993
May 13, 1920 - Jan 24, 2003
Sep 16, 1920 - May 21, 1988
Jun 5, 1919 - May 1982
May 4, 1920 - Jun 4, 2007
Apr 12, 1919 - Jul 20, 2003
Jul 30, 1913 - Jan 31, 1998
Dec 14, 1916 - December 1983
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