James E Nettles (1921 - 1988)

James E Nettles
1921 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
James E Nettles was born on December 24, 1921. He died on October 13, 1988 at age 66. We know that James E Nettles had been residing in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon 97401.

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James E Nettles died on October 13, 1988 at 66 years old. He was born on December 24, 1921. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James E Nettles had been residing in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon 97401.
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In 1921, in the year that James E Nettles was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1937, when he was 16 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1964, by the time he was 43 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1973, when he was 52 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1988, in the year of James E Nettles's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Oct 22, 1915 - October 1974
Apr 23, 1955 - May 15, 1994
Dec 11, 1900 - January 1984
Jan 17, 1907 - April 1976
Feb 17, 1939 - Nov 20, 2002
Aug 5, 1924 - Aug 7, 2006
Aug 19, 1913 - August 1973
Mar 20, 1920 - March 1974
Nov 16, 1899 - June 1983
Dec 16, 1937 - Jun 27, 2007
Feb 6, 1952 - Apr 10, 2008
Dec 17, 1895 - January 1963
May 28, 1935 - April 1974
Sep 21, 1922 - June 1982
Jun 16, 1933 - Mar 3, 2003
Jan 20, 1934 - May 20, 2005
Apr 23, 1940 - July 1987
Mar 20, 1913 - August 1973
Nov 11, 1941 - Jan 5, 2001
Oct 16, 1946 - Feb 17, 1996

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May 26, 1909 - March 1968
May 18, 1922 - Nov 5, 2010
Oct 7, 1923 - Sep 23, 1989
Feb 14, 1921 - April 1987
Mar 1, 1922 - Nov 23, 1993
Jun 30, 1923 - March 1975
Oct 16, 1912 - Aug 4, 1990
Mar 8, 1908 - September 1986
May 22, 1908 - November 1977
Jan 24, 1922 - Aug 10, 1989
Apr 6, 1913 - Jan 18, 1995
Aug 1, 1885 - February 1965
Nov 26, 1904 - Dec 7, 1998
Jul 3, 1910 - November 1984
Apr 25, 1920 - Oct 26, 1997
Oct 28, 1917 - September 1978
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