James Brooks (1890 - 1977)

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 32748.
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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 32748.
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In 1890, in the year that James Brooks was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1909, when he was 19 years old, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1918, when he was 28 years old, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1935, he was 45 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1977, in the year of James Brooks's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Other James Brookses

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Unknown - October 2017
Feb 12, 1888 - Sep 8, 1930
Unknown - Sep 26, 1916
c. 1880 - Oct 9, 1917
Unknown - May 8, 1915
c. 1894 - Jan 11, 1917
c. 1888 - Oct 19, 1917
c. 1911 - Dec 19, 1941
c. 1924 - Jul 8, 1944
c. 1884 - Apr 9, 1917
c. 1924 - Apr 10, 1944
c. 1896 - Aug 2, 1918
Unknown - Jul 31, 1917
Mar 4, 1915 - Aug 22, 1944
Unknown - Aug 17, 1916
c. 1905 - Apr 26, 1941
c. 1924 - Aug 8, 1944
c. 1926 - Feb 22, 1945
Unknown - May 30, 1940

Other Brookses

Jun 30, 1921 - Jul 31, 2008
Nov 17, 1909 - July 1980
Jun 3, 1921 - Jan 3, 1993
Dec 2, 1914 - Aug 18, 2007
Jul 31, 1918 - January 1980
Aug 27, 1914 - October 1992
Dec 29, 1919 - Jan 31, 1994
Nov 28, 1918 - Dec 15, 1994
Oct 19, 1922 - Mar 23, 1991
Aug 22, 1916 - July 1974
Dec 24, 1920 - Nov 3, 1996
Feb 15, 1915 - Apr 17, 1990
Oct 18, 1912 - Sep 29, 2001
Jul 15, 1888 - July 1972
Jul 19, 1915 - Jan 1, 1996
Apr 28, 1907 - June 1979
Aug 14, 1917 - Jan 17, 2004
Jul 9, 1915 - Feb 23, 1996
Mar 23, 1909 - December 1982
Sep 21, 1921 - January 1986

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Dec 19, 1920 - February 1963
Feb 10, 1916 - June 1972
Dec 31, 1920 - Mar 11, 1988
Jul 2, 1915 - Nov 26, 2008
Nov 5, 1925 - April 1989
Nov 17, 1917 - October 1984
Jul 29, 1916 - Nov 12, 2003
Dec 8, 1918 - August 1978
Mar 4, 1914 - June 1982
Oct 2, 1915 - Feb 21, 1990
May 30, 1901 - December 1974
Mar 31, 1912 - May 15, 2007
Feb 4, 1921 - Oct 15, 1998
May 11, 1908 - January 1977
Dec 11, 1925 - Feb 24, 1997
Sep 14, 1919 - Nov 2, 1990
Feb 2, 1922 - December 1980
Aug 9, 1922 - Dec 2, 1997
May 15, 1913 - February 1984
Jul 25, 1921 - Dec 5, 2003
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