James Calkins (1893 - 1966)

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James Calkins
1893 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
James Calkins was born on October 1, 1893. He died in March 1966 at 72 years old. We know that James Calkins had been residing in Mercer Island, King County, Washington 98040.

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James Calkins passed away in March 1966 at 72 years of age. He was born on October 1, 1893. We are unaware of information about James's surviving family. We know that James Calkins had been residing in Mercer Island, King County, Washington 98040.
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In 1893, in the year that James Calkins was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1904, when he was merely 11 years old, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1929, when he was 36 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1936, at the age of 43 years old, James was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1966, in the year of James Calkins's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Jul 29, 1913 - June 1964
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May 27, 1913 - July 1978
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Feb 3, 1913 - December 1972
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Wilma Calkins
Aug 2, 1919 - Mar 15, 1998
Portland, OR
Albert Calkins
Oct 5, 1898 - March 1965
Arizona
Hannah C Calkins
Sep 28, 1901 - Aug 11, 1994
Jerome, ID
Iola Calkins
Sep 11, 1912 - Nov 17, 1998
Chehalis, WA
Alma Calkins
Sep 26, 1890 - October 1974
McMinnville, Oregon
Effie Calkins
Nov 17, 1900 - March 1977
Mount Vernon, Washington
Doris Emoline Calkins
Jan 19, 1928 - Nov 1, 2009
San Bernardino, California
Francis R Calkins
Jan 26, 1929 - Jan 15, 1991
Seattle, WA
C W Calkins
Apr 25, 1931 - November 1988
Leland E Calkins
Jun 23, 1933 - Apr 9, 1998
Shelton, WA
Barbara Calkins
May 3, 1934 - December 1985
Albany, Oregon
Beatrice A Calkins
Mar 1, 1924 - May 15, 1997
Oroville, CA
Kathleen Calkins
Mar 15, 1891 - January 1969
Nine Mile Falls, Washington
Daryl L Calkins
Nov 27, 1950 - Aug 12, 2005
Tucson, AZ
Robert W Calkins
May 24, 1951 - Apr 18, 2011
Lynnwood, WA
Alfred Calkins
May 11, 1909 - March 1987
Chehalis, Washington

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