James Connell (1886 - 1963)

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James Connell
1886 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
James Connell was born in 1886. He died in 1963 in Fitzroy, Australia at 77 years old.

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James Connell died in 1963 in Fitzroy, Australia at age 77. He was born in 1886. There is no information about James's surviving family.
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In 1886, in the year that James Connell was born, on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1901, by the time he was merely 15 years old, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1926, at the age of 40 years old, James was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1930, at the age of 44 years old, James was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1963, in the year of James Connell's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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Margaret Sarah Connell
1871 - 1963
Pasc, Australia
Mason John Connell
Pasc, Australia
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Pasc, Australia
Damian Gerrard Connell
Died: 1963
Richmond, Australia
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Richmond, Australia
Kathleen Shea Connell
Richmond, Australia
Edward Connell
1904 - 1963
Kew, Australia
Thomas Connell
Kew, Australia
Mary Wallace Connell
Kew, Australia
John Joseph Connell
Jul 22, 1894 - January 1963
Heidelberg, Australia
John Joseph Connell
Heidelberg, Australia
Katherine Hayes Connell
Heidelberg, Australia
Patrick Francis Connell
1913 - 1963
Yarr, Australia
Patrick Jose Connell
Yarr, Australia
Nora Mullins Connell
Yarr, Australia
Alan George Connell
1894 - 1963
Melbourne, Australia
William Geor Connell
Melbourne, Australia
Mary Ann Biddlestone Connell
Melbourne, Australia
Justin Harold Connell
1892 - 1964
Hami, Australia
Thomas Connell
Hami, Australia

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