Douglas J James (born 1917)

Douglas J James
1917 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Douglas J James was born around 1917. We know that Douglas J James had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.

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Douglas J James

First name

Douglas

Middle name

J

Last Name(s)

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Gender

Male

Birth

Douglas James was born

Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

Negro, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States

Education

Grammar School

Professions

Semiskilled Construction Occupations, N.e.c.

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Military Service

Military serial#: 32367904
Enlisted: October 24, 1942 in Camden New Jersey
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Douglas J James was born around 1917. There is no information about Douglas's immediate family. We know that Douglas J James had been residing in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania United States.
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1917 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Douglas J James was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1924, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1934, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1988, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1998, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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