James Bender (1903 - 1976)

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James Bender
1903 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
James Bender was born on October 11, 1903. He died in March 1976 at 72 years of age. We know that James Bender had been residing in Fort Hill, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15540.


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James Bender passed away in March 1976 at age 72. He was born on October 11, 1903. We are unaware of information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Bender had been residing in Fort Hill, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15540.
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In 1903, in the year that James Bender was born, the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1937, James was 34 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1945, by the time he was 42 years old, on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1964, by the time he was 61 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1976, in the year of James Bender's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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New York, United States
James M Bender
Born: around 1911
California, United States
James K Bender
Born: around 1926
Washington, United States
James C Bender
Born: around 1925
California, United States
James E Bender
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
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James L Bender
Born: around 1920
United States
James B Bender
Born: around 1924
West Virginia, United States
James H Bender
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
James F Bender
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
James O Bender
Born: around 1915
West Virginia, United States
James D Bender
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
James H Bender
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
James Jr Bender
Born: around 1922
Tennessee, United States
James S Bender
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Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1921
North Carolina, United States
James M Bender
Born: around 1921
Alabama, United States

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George E Bender
Mar 1, 1917 - Mar 14, 1993
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Mar 26, 1918 - May 10, 1976
Doyle Bender
Dec 30, 1890 - August 1963
Norman Bender
Apr 16, 1911 - May 1987
Lilly, Pennsylvania
Raymond P Bender
Aug 28, 1912 - Oct 15, 1988
Beaver Falls, PA
Harry Bender
Mar 3, 1913 - February 1972
Boca Raton, Florida
Jacob Bender
Mar 3, 1910 - August 1979
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
George Bender
Jun 22, 1899 - August 1971
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
William Bender
Dec 1, 1926 - March 1980
Richard L Bender
Feb 7, 1923 - Jul 4, 2005
Winter Haven, FL
Frank Bender
Feb 4, 1882 - August 1962
H Paul Bender
Jun 23, 1920 - Sep 23, 1989
Lititz, PA
Frank E Bender
Jan 4, 1925 - Oct 13, 2005
Burgettstown, PA
Wallace G Bender
Sep 21, 1924 - Jul 27, 2007
Salt Lake City, UT
Edna Bender
Jun 13, 1886 - April 1978
Clarence S Bender
Jan 8, 1926 - Oct 29, 1992
Turlock, CA
Isabel M Bender
Jan 18, 1927 - Mar 21, 2010
Ambridge, PA
Clifford K Bender
Mar 31, 1925 - Mar 1, 2004
Baden, PA
Joseph G Bender
Mar 27, 1928 - Jul 25, 1997
Erie, PA
Agnes M Bender
Mar 1, 1927 - Jan 20, 1999
Erie, PA

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