James Bryan (1899 - 1974)

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James Bryan
1899 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
James Bryan was born on March 15, 1899. He died in July 1974 at age 75. We know that James Bryan had been residing in Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15644.


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James Bryan died in July 1974 at 75 years of age. He was born on March 15, 1899. We are unaware of information about James's family. We know that James Bryan had been residing in Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 15644.
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In 1899, in the year that James Bryan was born, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1914, he was only 15 years old when in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1925, James was 26 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1958, he was 59 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1974, in the year of James Bryan's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Other James Bryans

James Larry Bryan
Born: 1918
James William Bryan
Died: Aug 4, 1916
James Wilfred Bryan
around 1908 - May 14, 1944
James Paton Bryan
Died: Jun 17, 1940
James Oswald Bryan
around 1893 - Oct 15, 1916
James Henry Bryan
around 1920 - Oct 1, 1942
James Harry Bryan
around 1922 - Oct 30, 1942
James Edward Bryan
around 1908 - May 12, 1944
James Edmund Bryan
around 1923 - Feb 9, 1942
James Douglas Bryan
around 1921 - Sep 20, 1941
James Alexander Bryan
around 1914 - Jul 5, 1944
James Bryan
around 1925 - Dec 29, 1943
James Bryan
around 1911 - May 31, 1940
James Bryan
around 1899 - Jan 23, 1944
James Bryan
Died: May 16, 1915
James Bryan
around 1893 - Apr 3, 1915
James Bryan
around 1892 - Aug 6, 1921
James C Bryan
Born: around 1927
Ohio, United States
James Bryan
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
James Walter Bryan
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States

Other Bryans

Mildred M Bryan
Nov 29, 1907 - May 4, 2001
Ann Bryan
Sep 7, 1890 - January 1963
Eleanor Bryan
Mar 16, 1922 - March 1982
Latrobe, PA
William Bryan
Jan 12, 1918 - September 1981
Masontown, PA
Walter Bryan
Oct 5, 1920 - April 1971
Jean E Bryan
Aug 9, 1920 - Aug 15, 2000
New Kensington, PA
Dewey H Bryan
Mar 16, 1917 - Apr 19, 1997
Mount Morris, PA
Robert Bryan
Mar 6, 1921 - May 4, 2008
Cranberry Township, PA
Glenn C Bryan
Sep 27, 1920 - Jun 10, 2001
Karns City, PA
Robert Bryan
Jan 2, 1920 - October 1979
Pearl Bryan
May 25, 1919 - Mar 15, 1988
Mary A Bryan
Jan 17, 1914 - Feb 8, 2000
El Paso, TX
Clyde Bryan
Sep 20, 1922 - February 1978
Ruth L Bryan
Oct 19, 1929 - Jan 31, 2004
Ford City, PA
Julia Bryan
Aug 20, 1914 - July 1993
Johnstown, PA
Romayne v Bryan
Feb 19, 1907 - May 27, 2002
Oxford, NJ
Earl G Bryan
Oct 22, 1938 - Nov 5, 2005
Jacobs Creek, PA
Roberta Bryan
Dec 1, 1937 - Sep 19, 2007
Philadelphia, PA
Doris I Bryan
Aug 21, 1938 - Jul 13, 2008
Jacobs Creek, PA
Lawrence A Bryan
Jul 2, 1950 - Aug 13, 2004
Middletown, PA

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Dec 9, 1910 - July 1972
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Nov 12, 1910 - May 1982
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Mar 1, 1890 - October 1972
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Finley Pratt
Apr 8, 1889 - July 1968
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Edward Loughner
Jun 2, 1905 - October 1975
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Paul Mentzel
Apr 29, 1911 - May 1983
Ardara, PA
Thomas Lawther
Aug 3, 1899 - July 1983
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James Kindelan
Oct 12, 1915 - April 1987
Miami, FL
Andrew Kendi
Apr 6, 1903 - August 1979
Jeannette, PA
Ralph Householder
Feb 21, 1900 - June 1982
Youngwood, PA
Margaret Welker
Jan 16, 1879 - November 1964
Albert Stauffer
May 14, 1904 - November 1985
Export, PA
Frances J Cima
Oct 14, 1918 - Aug 26, 2007
Jeannette, PA
Catherine Popiel
Apr 30, 1918 - Jan 29, 2011
Pittsburgh, PA
Mike Surrec
Aug 2, 1915 - Dec 13, 1990
Frances H Kemerer
Jun 8, 1905 - June 1989
James Caldwell
Jan 8, 1892 - May 1963
Frances W Abramson
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