James Hendrix (1917 - 1971)

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James Hendrix
1917 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
James Hendrix was born on August 15, 1917. He died in December 1971 at age 54.


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James Hendrix died in December 1971 at age 54. He was born on August 15, 1917. We are unaware of information about James's family.
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In 1917, in the year that James Hendrix was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1925, at the age of merely 8 years old, James was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1934, by the time he was 17 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1951, he was 34 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1971, in the year of James Hendrix's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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Other James Hendrixes

James B Jr Hendrix
Born: around 1928
Georgia, United States
James M Hendrix
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
James A Hendrix
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
James A Hendrix
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
James E Sr Hendrix
Born: around 1917
Florida, United States
James Dixoh Hendrix
Born: around 1916
Alabama, United States
James M Sr Hendrix
Born: around 1919
Alabama, United States
James L Hendrix
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
James L Hendrix
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
James C Hendrix
Born: around 1926
Alabama, United States
James L Hendrix
Born: around 1923
California, United States
James A Hendrix
Born: around 1921
Idaho, United States
James P Hendrix
Born: around 1915
Washington, United States
James A Hendrix
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
James E Hendrix
Born: around 1922
California, United States
James R Hendrix
Born: around 1925
Arkansas, United States
James M Hendrix
Born: around 1925
Texas, United States
James E Hendrix
Born: around 1923
Iowa, United States
James R Hendrix
Born: around 1927
Missouri, United States
James L Hendrix
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States

Other Hendrixes

Lessley Charles Hendrix
Jul 17, 1923 - Aug 5, 2010
Apple Valley, California
Lloyd v Hendrix
Aug 31, 1920 - Mar 20, 2008
Huron, CA
Delbert Hendrix
Jan 11, 1923 - February 1985
Manning, Oregon
Earnest M Hendrix
Sep 14, 1922 - Sep 10, 1988
Stilwell, OK
Temple G Hendrix
May 18, 1919 - Mar 14, 1996
Oklahoma City, OK
Chester Hendrix
Jul 1, 1912 - April 1976
Greensburg, Kansas
Floye Floretta Hendrix
Oct 20, 1923 - Jan 20, 2008
Claudia Hendrix
Feb 2, 1889 - April 1975
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Edna P Hendrix
Apr 13, 1918 - Mar 7, 1991
Durant, OK
Hazel C Hendrix
Jun 8, 1918 - May 30, 2001
Tulsa, OK
Truell Hendrix
Apr 15, 1922 - Nov 23, 1989
Katherine Hendrix
Nov 3, 1921 - Sep 22, 2010
Hugo, OK
Carl Hendrix
Jun 21, 1924 - May 1977
Roy Hendrix
Sep 8, 1898 - September 1981
McAlester, Oklahoma
Robert Hendrix
Mar 27, 1922 - September 1975
McAlester, Oklahoma
Loyd L Hendrix
Jun 7, 1926 - Jan 25, 2009
Chickasha, OK
Lois E Hendrix
Feb 28, 1910 - April 1993
Wilson, OK
Opal Hendrix
Feb 2, 1906 - May 1985
Los Angeles, California
Luevoirn Hendrix
Sep 23, 1927 - May 13, 1988
Los Angeles, CA
Johnnie J Hendrix
May 20, 1925 - Jul 2, 1990
Wagoner, OK

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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Robert Moore
Oct 29, 1904 - March 1980
Kansas City, Kansas
William G Mullens
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Vicksburg, MS
Ernest Palone
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Klamath Falls, Oregon
William Richeson
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Brandon, Florida
Chester H Roberson
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Santa Maria, CA
Herman Sharp
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Rialto, California
Manuel Teague
Mar 14, 1908 - January 1987
Frederick, Oklahoma
Leonard J Tucker
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West Sacramento, CA
Dewey Vaughn
Jun 7, 1921 - February 1982
Airway Heights, Washington
Lester Weiher
Dec 24, 1920 - January 1976
Krebs, Oklahoma
Ezekiel Williamson
Jul 11, 1916 - January 1975
John Woods
Apr 1, 1890 - October 1971
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Hosey Villines
Oct 20, 1895 - March 1980
Webbers Falls, Oklahoma
Sam Bunton
Nov 3, 1899 - August 1984
Compton, California
Pollie Miller
Mar 6, 1881 - January 1970
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Bural Etheredge
Dec 2, 1915 - September 1957
Charles Hammers
Dec 9, 1924 - Nov 25, 1997
Muskogee, OK
Mamie Bailey
Feb 12, 1907 - June 1972
The Dalles, Oregon
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