James Humphreys (1917 - 1973)

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James Humphreys
1917 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
James Humphreys was born on July 1, 1917. He died in November 1973 at 56 years of age.


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James Humphreys passed away in November 1973 at 56 years old. He was born on July 1, 1917. There is no information about James's surviving family.
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In 1917, in the year that James Humphreys was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1929, by the time he was just 12 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1945, he was 28 years old when on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1965, by the time he was 48 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1973, in the year of James Humphreys's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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James Samuel Humphreys
around 1894 - Oct 12, 1918
James Richard Humphreys
around 1917 - Nov 20, 1942
James Herbert Humphreys
around 1896 - Aug 17, 1917
James Henry Humphreys
around 1898 - Nov 22, 1942
James Gillison Humphreys
around 1893 - Nov 12, 1918
James Donald Humphreys
around 1922 - Jun 23, 1943
James Currie Humphreys
around 1913 - Sep 4, 1942
James Humphreys
Died: Apr 28, 1945
James Humphreys
around 1880 - Jul 28, 1944
James Humphreys
around 1910 - May 27, 1945
James Humphreys
around 1927 - Feb 9, 1947
James Humphreys
Dec 13, 1914 - Feb 28, 1943
James Humphreys
around 1899 - Aug 11, 1918
James Humphreys
Died: Apr 10, 1917
James Humphreys
around 1892 - Apr 13, 1918
James Humphreys
around 1882 - Jul 11, 1916
James H Humphreys
Born: around 1923
Tennessee, United States
James A Humphreys
Born: around 1901
California, United States
James F Humphreys
Born: around 1915
California, United States
James Jr Humphreys
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States

Other Humphreyses

Charles Humphreys
Nov 19, 1911 - December 1975
Grenada, California
John Humphreys
Dec 6, 1903 - January 1970
Miami, Florida
Russell Humphreys
Jul 22, 1921 - October 1980
Virgil J Humphreys
Dec 11, 1922 - Oct 4, 1992
Cocoa, FL
Marie Humphreys
Mar 4, 1910 - February 1981
Fernandina Beach, Florida
John Humphreys
Dec 5, 1926 - May 1973
Willie Humphreys
Feb 25, 1904 - January 1987
Eaton Park, Florida
George Humphreys
Jul 15, 1933 - May 1986
Tampa, Florida
Doris Humphreys
Mar 11, 1897 - May 1974
Olga Humphreys
Nov 8, 1917 - July 1981
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gideon Humphreys
Nov 5, 1881 - April 1963
Edward E Humphreys
May 28, 1941 - Sep 2, 2006
Titusville, FL
Mary E Humphreys
Dec 22, 1944 - Mar 10, 2007
Mesa, AZ
Dennis R Humphreys
Jan 20, 1946 - Feb 13, 2006
Knoxville, TN
Stanley O Humphreys
Oct 2, 1961 - Nov 20, 1998
Perry, FL
Grace M Humphreys
Apr 14, 1900 - Jan 22, 1993
Lusby, MD
Ola Humphreys
May 21, 1883 - May 15, 1972
Gainesville, FL
Sherman Humphreys
Aug 9, 1915 - November 1975
Dorothy H Humphreys
Jan 19, 1916 - August 1988
Fernandina Beach, FL
Albert Humphreys
Sep 26, 1912 - September 1965

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Feb 3, 1897 - December 1979
Orlando, Florida
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Dec 18, 1907 - October 1981
Waycross, Georgia
James R Varner
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James W Williams
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Deland, FL
Dewitt Asbury
Nov 24, 1906 - January 1982
Lakeland, Florida
Clarence E Batchelor
Jun 16, 1915 - Jan 10, 2002
Andalusia, AL
Luther D Atkinson
Sep 24, 1907 - Mar 23, 1995
Jacksonville, FL
Donald W Kenney
Dec 14, 1916 - Jun 12, 2000
Plymouth, FL
Anne Meloon
Jun 10, 1917 - September 1981
James Collier
Dec 8, 1920 - August 1986
Merritt Island, Florida
Henry Harrell
Jun 8, 1915 - June 1984
Orlando, Florida
Bluford Simpson
Sep 7, 1892 - January 1980
Alexander City, Alabama
Elwood Fain
Apr 29, 1903 - September 1986
Thomasville, Georgia
Ann Versteegh
Jan 30, 1913 - Jan 22, 1996
Weatherford, TX
Eddie L Holloman
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Ada K King
Aug 6, 1917 - Jan 19, 2002
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Ellen Feese
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A Coleman
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