James A Forbes (1909 - 2010)

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James A Forbes
1909 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
James A Forbes was born on October 1, 1909. He died on April 29, 2010 at 100 years of age. We know that James A Forbes had been residing in Port Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie County, Florida.

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James A Forbes passed away on April 29, 2010 at age 100. He was born on October 1, 1909. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James A Forbes had been residing in Port Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie County, Florida.
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1909 - 2010 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that James A Forbes was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1916, James was only 7 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1944, James was 35 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1951, at the age of 42 years old, James was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1990, at the age of 81 years old, James was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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James William Forbes
around 1919 - Jun 16, 1942
James W. Forbes
around 1902 - Jan 12, 1940
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around 1900 - Jul 9, 1941
James Reid Forbes
around 1925 - Nov 1, 1944
James P. Forbes
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James Mcnaughton Forbes
around 1898 - Apr 18, 1918
James Moir Forbes
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James Mcdonald Forbes
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James Mcarthur Forbes
around 1921 - Dec 7, 1941
James Macpherson Forbes
around 1894 - May 19, 1919
James Kidd Forbes
around 1892 - Sep 27, 1915
James Kenneth Forbes
around 1892 - Apr 22, 1915
James Hendry Forbes
around 1916 - Dec 5, 1941
James Henderson Forbes
around 1896 - Oct 22, 1918
James George Forbes
around 1905 - Dec 12, 1940
James Francis Forbes
around 1910 - Aug 8, 1944
James Duncan Forbes
around 1900 - Apr 10, 1918
James C. Forbes
Died: Jun 17, 1915
James Burden Forbes
around 1913 - Feb 1, 1946

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Edward Forbes
Jan 13, 1883 - May 1948
Marie L Forbes
Jul 5, 1903 - Jun 1, 1990
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Aug 19, 1898 - Jan 27, 1989
Ruth P Forbes
Mar 27, 1905 - Dec 5, 1996
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James S Forbes
Sep 9, 1904 - Apr 21, 1989
Norfolk, VA
A Forbes
Aug 25, 1959 - May 15, 1994
Hollywood, FL
Isabelle P Forbes
Jan 6, 1919 - Jul 21, 1988
Crawfordville, FL
Holman Forbes
Feb 13, 1922 - July 1991
Miami, FL
Jerre B Forbes
Jan 27, 1929 - May 1996
Steamboat Springs, CO
Katie Forbes
May 18, 1910 - April 1981
Tampa, Florida
Clara M Forbes
Feb 1, 1934 - May 15, 2011
Lake Worth, Florida
C Forbes
Mar 10, 1912 - March 1987
Grand Ridge, Florida
E Forbes
Oct 14, 1951 - October 1995
Leila M Forbes
May 10, 1897 - Apr 16, 1988
Panama City, FL
Hazel Forbes
Jan 17, 1897 - December 1986
Michigan
Richard L Forbes
Mar 24, 1933 - Sep 19, 1992
Haverhill, MA
Jennie L Forbes
May 17, 1900 - Jun 11, 1992
Elisabeth W Forbes
Feb 2, 1902 - October 1989
Saint Petersburg, FL
Lawrence Forbes
Jun 10, 1887 - August 1966
Melbourne, Florida

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