James Coon (1880 - 1974)

James Coon
1880 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
James Coon was born on January 11, 1880. He died in March 1974 at age 94. We know that James Coon had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97202.

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James Coon passed away in March 1974 at 94 years old. He was born on January 11, 1880. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James Coon had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97202.
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In 1880, in the year that James Coon was born, on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1908, he was 28 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1942, by the time he was 62 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1956, when he was 76 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1974, in the year of James Coon's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Jun 19, 1931 - April 1975
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Jan 20, 1893 - December 1978
Dec 18, 1906 - November 1979
Jul 23, 1907 - Jan 4, 1994
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