James Brooks (1890 - 1977)

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James Brooks
1890 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
James Brooks was born on April 10, 1890. He died in October 1977 at 87 years of age. We know that James Brooks had been residing in Florida.


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James Brooks passed away in October 1977 at 87 years of age. He was born on April 10, 1890. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James Brooks had been residing in Florida.
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In 1890, in the year that James Brooks was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1904, he was just 14 years old when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1927, when he was 37 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1931, when he was 41 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1977, in the year of James Brooks's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Other James Brookses

James Lowell Brooks
Died: October 2017
James Gideon Brooks
Feb 12, 1888 - Sep 8, 1930
KY, United States
James William Brooks
Died: Sep 26, 1916
James William Brooks
around 1880 - Oct 9, 1917
James Vincent Brooks
Died: May 8, 1915
James Thomas Brooks
around 1894 - Jan 11, 1917
James Taylor Brooks
around 1888 - Oct 19, 1917
James Smith Brooks
around 1911 - Dec 19, 1941
James Robert Brooks
around 1924 - Jul 8, 1944
James Richard Brooks
around 1884 - Apr 9, 1917
James Lennox Brooks
around 1924 - Apr 10, 1944
James Julian Brooks
around 1896 - Aug 2, 1918
James John Brooks
Died: Jul 31, 1917
James Henry Brooks
Mar 4, 1915 - Aug 22, 1944
James Henry Brooks
Died: Aug 17, 1916
James Hector Brooks
around 1905 - Apr 26, 1941
James Harry Brooks
around 1924 - Aug 8, 1944
James Hannah Brooks
around 1926 - Feb 22, 1945
James George P. Brooks
Died: May 30, 1940
James Edward Brooks
around 1924 - Jan 3, 1945

Other Brookses

William Luther Brooks
Jun 30, 1921 - Jul 31, 2008
Jacksonville, Florida
John Brooks
Nov 17, 1909 - July 1980
Jacksonville, Florida
Warren G Brooks
Jun 3, 1921 - Jan 3, 1993
Ormond Beach, FL
T S Brooks
Dec 2, 1914 - Aug 18, 2007
Bunnell, FL
Ruby Brooks
Jul 31, 1918 - January 1980
Viola Brooks
Aug 27, 1914 - October 1992
Tallahassee, FL
Dan Brooks
Dec 29, 1919 - Jan 31, 1994
Tallahassee, FL
Tera Brooks
Nov 28, 1918 - Dec 15, 1994
Jacksonville, FL
Louis Brooks
Oct 19, 1922 - Mar 23, 1991
Albert Brooks
Aug 22, 1916 - July 1974
Edward L Brooks
Dec 24, 1920 - Nov 3, 1996
Pensacola, FL
Charity L Brooks
Feb 15, 1915 - Apr 17, 1990
James D Brooks
Oct 18, 1912 - Sep 29, 2001
Prattville, AL
Bertha Brooks
Jul 15, 1888 - July 1972
Chicago, Illinois
Edna G Brooks
Jul 19, 1915 - Jan 1, 1996
Greensboro, NC
Gordon Brooks
Apr 28, 1907 - June 1979
Key Largo, Florida
Frank C Brooks
Aug 14, 1917 - Jan 17, 2004
Palatka, FL
James H Brooks
Jul 9, 1915 - Feb 23, 1996
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charles Brooks
Mar 23, 1909 - December 1982
Lake City, Florida
Lossie Brooks
Sep 21, 1921 - January 1986
Trenton, New Jersey

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Thomas Thornton
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Fabian C Funk
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Clarence W Hill
Mar 31, 1912 - May 15, 2007
Fernandina Beach, FL
John W Buie
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Cincinnati, OH
Rufus Wilkinson
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Harrisburg, PA
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