James J Surber (1925 - 1999)

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James J Surber
1925 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
James J Surber was born on April 6, 1925. He died on February 28, 1999 at age 73. We know that James J Surber had been residing in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee 37879.


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James J Surber passed away on February 28, 1999 at 73 years old. He was born on April 6, 1925. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James J Surber had been residing in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee 37879.
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1925 - 1999 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that James J Surber was born, 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 1948, by the time he was 23 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1958, James was 33 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1960, by the time he was 35 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1973, at the age of 48 years old, James was alive when 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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California, United States
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California, United States
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James E Surber
Born: around 1913
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James J Surber
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James B Surber
Born: around 1916
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James Allen Surber
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James W. Surber
Born: around 1931
James P. Surber Jr
Born: around 1961
James C. Surber Jr
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James Surber
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Apr 6, 1892 - April 1982
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Parker O Surber
May 17, 1917 - Apr 22, 1997
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Henry H Surber
Sep 17, 1926 - Sep 18, 2006
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Oct 17, 1921 - Jun 12, 2011
Eubank, Kentucky
Allie Surber
Mar 11, 1898 - May 1979
McKenzie, Tennessee
Margaret T Surber
Nov 6, 1910 - Feb 18, 1992
Howard Surber
Oct 30, 1925 - November 1971
New Tazewell, Tennessee
Clifford Surber
Sep 16, 1917 - July 1987
Nashville, Tennessee
W Surber
Jul 15, 1912 - October 1974
Ewing, Virginia
Nina Surber
Nov 13, 1902 - September 1975
Springfield, Ohio
Linda G Surber
Feb 18, 1976 - Feb 1, 2003
Alfred Surber
Jun 19, 1910 - April 1985
Tazewell, Tennessee
John C Surber
Apr 18, 1922 - Sep 20, 2006
Jellico, TN
Josephine Elizabeth Surber
Apr 29, 1938 - Feb 11, 2011
Azle, Texas
Robert Wayne Surber Sr
Sep 5, 1935 - Apr 11, 2010
Michigantown, Indiana
Millard Surber
Dec 7, 1882 - August 1963
Bertha S Surber
Sep 1, 1890 - Jan 15, 1973
Luttrell, TN
Dollie J Surber
Jun 18, 1928 - Oct 27, 2003
New Tazewell, TN
Callie Surber
Mar 23, 1917 - January 1981
William H Surber
Jul 28, 1926 - Dec 7, 1998
Grove City, OH
Frank Surber
Jul 20, 1885 - November 1979
Tazewell, Tennessee

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Harlan, KY
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Hamilton, Ohio
Jean Hall
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Somerset, Kentucky
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Dayton, Ohio
Martha B Couch
Jul 12, 1896 - Apr 15, 1988
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Aileen F King
Dec 16, 1925 - Mar 29, 2007
Graysville, TN
Evelyn Joseph
Feb 7, 1924 - Sep 15, 2008
Dearborn, MI
Harvey M Greene
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Saint Petersburg, FL
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