James H Simpson (1909 - 1997)

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James H Simpson
1909 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
James H Simpson was born on May 4, 1909. He died on July 3, 1997 at age 88. We know that James H Simpson had been residing in Wiggins, Stone County, Mississippi 39577.

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James H Simpson passed away on July 3, 1997 at age 88. He was born on May 4, 1909. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James H Simpson had been residing in Wiggins, Stone County, Mississippi 39577.
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1909 - 1997 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that James H Simpson was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1921, by the time he was just 12 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1942, when he was 33 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1950, James was 41 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1997, in the year of James H Simpson's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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James Raymond SImpson
Aug 14, 1905 - Dec 25, 1991
James Young Simpson
around 1892 - Mar 23, 1918
James Young Simpson
around 1894 - Mar 22, 1917
James Wilson Chalmers Simpson
around 1898 - Oct 5, 1917
James Wilson Simpson
around 1908 - Apr 1, 1944
James William Albert Simpson
around 1884 - Jan 21, 1917
James William Simpson
around 1916 - Mar 5, 1943
James William Simpson
Died: Aug 9, 1915
James William Simpson
around 1888 - Apr 11, 1917
James Watt Simpson
around 1914 - Mar 4, 1942
James Wallace Simpson
around 1897 - Oct 8, 1918
James Walker Simpson
around 1897 - Apr 5, 1918
James Thomson Simpson
around 1919 - Dec 16, 1943
James Thompson Simpson
around 1908 - Dec 18, 1945
James Thomas Simpson
1892 - Nov 25, 1917
Scoresby, Australia
James Stevenson Simpson
around 1920 - Sep 16, 1943
James Reid Simpson
around 1917 - Jun 9, 1940
James Pirie Simpson
around 1894 - Mar 8, 1940
James Percival Simpson
Died: Feb 14, 1916

Other Simpsons

Roy B Simpson
May 8, 1946 - Jun 23, 2006
Fernwood, MS
Robert Simpson
Nov 15, 1943 - September 1973
Elsie Simpson
Jan 12, 1904 - February 1970
Mississippi
Dorothy L Simpson
Dec 4, 1928 - Jan 24, 2011
Ellisville, MS
James L Simpson
Apr 3, 1942 - May 29, 2010
Greenville, MS
Steven Simpson
Aug 24, 1959 - November 1979
Sidney Simpson
May 10, 1943 - November 1972
Roosevelt Simpson
Jun 4, 1947 - Jun 16, 2006
Jackson, MS
Wilfred Simpson
Feb 4, 1908 - July 1971
Grady Simpson
Feb 24, 1909 - February 1959
Louise Simpson
Apr 20, 1909 - Oct 22, 1994
Dermott, AR
Floyd Simpson
Jul 12, 1895 - November 1981
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Alice Simpson
Feb 19, 1885 - July 1970
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Elster Simpson
Jul 25, 1897 - December 1974
Jacksonville, Arkansas
Maner Simpson
Apr 15, 1911 - October 1980
Prescott, Arkansas
Oscar Simpson
Dec 12, 1910 - September 1980
Wynne, Arkansas
Thomas Simpson
Oct 1, 1912 - July 1971
Flint, Michigan
Hazelruth Simpson
Nov 14, 1916 - April 1981
Oliver O Simpson
Jul 2, 1914 - Apr 5, 1994
Porter, TX
Elmore A Simpson
Nov 16, 1905 - Jul 20, 1992
Texarkana, TX

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Aug 24, 1901 - April 1974
Grenada, Mississippi
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William Few
Oct 18, 1895 - September 1982
Calhoun City, Mississippi
Fred J Groome
Jul 26, 1906 - Mar 15, 1996
Vicksburg, MS
Everett C Gibson
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Vicksburg, MS
Lea Breithaupt
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Natchez, Mississippi
Orvis Byrd
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Lumberton, Mississippi
William H Baldwin
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Natchez, MS
Jimmie A Bevill
Feb 27, 1902 - Dec 22, 2000
George C Clayton
Jul 13, 1924 - Feb 5, 2006
Lauderdale, MS
Woods C Eastland
May 2, 1909 - Jan 25, 1990
Brandon, MS
Allie Coker
May 24, 1898 - July 1972
Brookhaven, Mississippi
Norris Oakes
Oct 12, 1897 - October 1973
Amory, Mississippi
Charlie Venuti
Jan 27, 1909 - March 1984
Hubert H Rowsey
Dec 13, 1895 - Apr 8, 1984
Frances Pettyjohn
Nov 9, 1910 - Mar 28, 1997
Marks, MS
Johnie Thompson
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Saltillo, Mississippi
Hayes Scott
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Tupelo, MS
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