James J Cosgrove (1912 - 1994)

James J Cosgrove
1912 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
James J Cosgrove was born on November 3, 1912. He died on October 20, 1994 at 81 years old. We know that James J Cosgrove had been residing in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78239.

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Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section 10 Site 839, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, in San Antonio, Texas 78209

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San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78239

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: COL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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James J Cosgrove passed away on October 20, 1994 at age 81. He was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section 10 Site 839, San Antonio, Texas. He was born on November 3, 1912. There is no information about James's immediate family.
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1912 - 1994 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that James J Cosgrove was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1924, by the time he was only 12 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1933, when he was 21 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1962, James was 50 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1994, in the year of James J Cosgrove's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Other James Cosgroves

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around 1917 - Nov 2, 1946
around 1915 - Jun 30, 1944
Unknown - Mar 22, 1918
around 1879 - May 2, 1915
Unknown - Mar 18, 1940
around 1900 - Dec 21, 1944
Unknown - Oct 23, 1943
Unknown - Apr 12, 1918
around 1896 - Dec 22, 1917
around 1895 - Oct 8, 1918
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1904 - Unknown
around 1910 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1910 - Unknown

Other Cosgroves

Jun 10, 1922 - Sep 20, 1994
May 13, 1922 - May 29, 2001
Jun 10, 1929 - Sep 15, 1987
Jul 9, 1939 - Oct 13, 2003
Jan 27, 1910 - October 1983
May 18, 1932 - Feb 17, 1995
Jun 23, 1908 - July 1970
May 5, 1925 - Mar 25, 2010
Nov 9, 1892 - June 1973
Mar 28, 1891 - September 1973
Apr 9, 1922 - December 1986
Nov 5, 1932 - Apr 15, 1988
Dec 28, 1903 - August 1977
Mar 15, 1906 - Apr 26, 1993
Nov 26, 1932 - Jul 1, 2005
May 28, 1911 - Jul 15, 2001
Nov 6, 1912 - Feb 27, 2002
Nov 20, 1872 - January 1963
Jun 28, 1912 - Nov 27, 1999
Jan 2, 1962 - Jan 23, 2001

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