James Demartini (1898 - 1987)

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James Demartini
1898 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
James Demartini was born on October 12, 1898. He died in June 1987 at 88 years old. We know that James Demartini had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49507.

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James Demartini died in June 1987 at 88 years old. He was born on October 12, 1898. We have no information about James's family. We know that James Demartini had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49507.
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In 1898, in the year that James Demartini was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1904, at the age of only 6 years old, James was alive when the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1949, at the age of 51 years old, James was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1971, by the time he was 73 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1987, in the year of James Demartini's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Mar 1, 1906 - May 1965
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Feb 13, 1924 - Nov 24, 1993
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Charles Demartini
Aug 25, 1903 - April 1987
Nolensville, Tennessee
Edward J Demartini
May 30, 1932 - Apr 10, 2004
Sarasota, FL
Ethel M Demartini
Mar 31, 1903 - Mar 20, 1988
Kenner, LA
Norma B Demartini
Feb 16, 1926 - Feb 14, 1992
Holden, LA
Bethlea Demartini
Jan 27, 1916 - May 9, 2009
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Catherine Demartini
Oct 7, 1905 - December 1985
Millbrae, California
Hilda Demartini
Nov 5, 1901 - Mar 11, 1997
Saint Louis, MO
Frank J Demartini
Sep 9, 1916 - Jan 23, 1996
Gardner, KS
Louis Demartini
Jul 7, 1902 - April 1983
Imperial, Missouri
Barbara Demartini
Sep 3, 1922 - Nov 18, 2006
Peekskill, NY
Dorothy Demartini
Dec 1, 1921 - Mar 30, 2001
Mark J Demartini
Nov 14, 1931 - Sep 17, 2009
Brandywine, MD
Patricia King Demartini
Mar 11, 1931 - Aug 11, 2009
Novato, California
Molly Demartini
Apr 12, 1935 - December 1969
Joseph R Demartini
Feb 23, 1942 - Apr 13, 1993

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