Frances Virginia Jacks (1920 - 2008)

A photo of Frances Virginia Jacks
Add photo
Frances Virginia Jacks
1920 - 2008
January 3, 1920
November 2, 2008
Last Known Residence
Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas 76018
Frances Virginia Jacks was born on January 3, 1920. She died on November 2, 2008 at age 88. We know that Frances Virginia Jacks had been residing in Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas 76018.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Frances Virginia Jacks. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Frances's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Frances is always remembered.
Update biography

Frances' biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Frances' life so that she is always remembered. What's this?

Frances Virginia Jacks
Most commonly known as
Frances Virginia Jacks
Full name
Did Frances go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas 76018
Last known residence
Frances Jacks was born on
Frances Jacks died on
There is no cause of death listed for Frances.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Frances Virginia Jacks?
Burial / Funeral

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Frances' ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Frances born and where did she live?


Did Frances finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Frances attend?


Was Frances a religious woman?


Was Frances baptized?


Share what Frances did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Frances' life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Frances serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Frances Jacks?
View other bios of people named Frances Jacks

Family Tree

Frances' immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Jacks family tree.

Frances's Family Tree

Frances Virginia Jacks Frances Virginia Jacks


Friends can be as close as family. Add Frances' family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio


Nobody has shared photos of Frances Virginia Jacks! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Frances.



Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Frances.



Share Frances' obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Frances Virginia Jacks passed away on November 2, 2008 at age 88. She was born on January 3, 1920. We have no information about Frances' family. We know that Frances Virginia Jacks had been residing in Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas 76018.
Followers & Sources

1920 - 2008 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Frances' lifetime.

In 1920, in the year that Frances Virginia Jacks was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1930, Frances was just 10 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1942, she was 22 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1989, Frances was 69 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1991, Frances was 71 years old when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

Back to Top