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James Francis Grimshaw (1923 - 2009)

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James Francis Grimshaw
1923 - 2009
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March 17, 1923
Death
January 3, 2009
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Sunland, Los Angeles County, California 91040
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James Francis Grimshaw was born on March 17, 1923. He died on January 3, 2009 at age 85. We know that James Francis Grimshaw had been residing in Sunland, Los Angeles County, California 91040.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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James Francis Grimshaw passed away on January 3, 2009 at age 85. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 61 Site 1993, Riverside, California . He was born on March 17, 1923. We are unaware of information about James' immediate family. We know that James Francis Grimshaw had been residing in Sunland, Los Angeles County, California 91040.
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In 1923, in the year that James Francis Grimshaw was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1945, when he was 22 years old, on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1956, he was 33 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1987, at the age of 64 years old, James was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1998, James was 75 years old when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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