James J Harrington (1896 - 1973)

James J Harrington
1896 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
James J Harrington was born on November 25, 1896. He died in November 1973 at 76 years of age. We know that James J Harrington had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15218.

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James J Harrington passed away in November 1973 at 76 years of age. He was born on November 25, 1896. There is no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James J Harrington had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15218.
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In 1896, in the year that James J Harrington was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1904, by the time he was just 8 years old, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1917, at the age of 21 years old, James was alive when 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 1933, at the age of 37 years old, James was alive when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1973, in the year of James J Harrington'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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Other James Harringtons

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around 1924 - May 11, 1944
around 1896 - Jul 29, 1916
around 1933 - Sep 17, 1940
around 1892 - Oct 4, 1917
around 1897 - Sep 16, 1916
around 1879 - Mar 19, 1941
around 1930 - May 6, 1941
Unknown - May 3, 1915
around 1913 - Apr 4, 1941
around 1900 - Apr 5, 1945
around 1916 - Mar 23, 1943
around 1884 - Sep 27, 1915
around 1890 - Jul 14, 1916
around 1894 - Sep 16, 1916
around 1919 - Sep 30, 1943
around 1925 - Unknown

Other Harringtons

Aug 31, 1906 - November 1985
Jul 3, 1916 - Aug 13, 1996
Nov 19, 1900 - April 1982
Mar 22, 1930 - Jun 9, 2004
Mar 8, 1931 - Dec 3, 1991
Nov 11, 1911 - Nov 10, 1997
Nov 26, 1942 - Feb 11, 1993
Aug 19, 1909 - Aug 13, 2002
Feb 6, 1954 - Jul 18, 2006
Mar 5, 1906 - February 1982
Mar 6, 1903 - Apr 15, 1988
May 12, 1900 - April 1966
Sep 11, 1904 - August 1958
Jan 25, 1910 - Jan 3, 2000
May 6, 1895 - October 1973
Jul 31, 1921 - April 1994
Jan 21, 1927 - Jun 7, 1999
Sep 30, 1927 - Jan 16, 2004
Oct 26, 1931 - January 1980
May 26, 1919 - Dec 19, 2003

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Nov 29, 1920 - May 22, 2003
Nov 21, 1919 - Jul 8, 2010
Dec 26, 1920 - Sep 22, 2008
Jul 18, 1890 - May 1966
Nov 24, 1912 - Dec 30, 2001
Jul 5, 1921 - Jun 23, 2008
Jun 10, 1890 - September 1975
Nov 2, 1903 - March 1983
Feb 15, 1921 - Mar 18, 1999
Aug 14, 1915 - August 1985
Jul 8, 1920 - Jun 14, 2005
Oct 2, 1906 - July 1970
Sep 16, 1920 - May 1986
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