James John Berens (1920 - 2010)

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James John Berens
1920 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
James John Berens was born on December 4, 1920. He died on June 7, 2010 at age 89. We know that James John Berens had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85013.


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James John Berens passed away on June 7, 2010 at 89 years of age. He was born on December 4, 1920. We are unaware of information about James's family or relationships. We know that James John Berens had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 85013.
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In 1920, in the year that James John Berens was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1933, when he was merely 13 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 1942, James was 22 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1960, when he was 40 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 1996, at the age of 76 years old, James was alive when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Aug 14, 1895 - Dec 15, 1987
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Joseph E Berens
May 31, 1906 - Oct 9, 1988
Canton, OH
Joanne v Berens
May 21, 1932 - Apr 24, 2009
Kent, Ohio
Catherine F Berens
Oct 25, 1902 - Mar 2, 1999
Lorain, OH
A M Berens
Dec 22, 1906 - Apr 8, 1998
Dalton, OH
Walter J Berens
Nov 4, 1933 - Jul 19, 2003
Kempton, IL
William Berens
Dec 3, 1895 - June 1981
Margaret Berens
Oct 24, 1911 - May 1974
Owensboro, Kentucky
Florence Berens
Feb 21, 1917 - August 1984
Blue Island, Illinois
Charmaine C Berens
Feb 12, 1928 - Jun 18, 1990
Genevieve B Berens
Feb 23, 1918 - Mar 5, 2011
Sierra Vista, AZ
Bess Berens
May 7, 1891 - Dec 29, 1990
Pauline Berens
Jun 8, 1903 - September 1982
Chicago, Illinois
Andrew J Berens
Jan 25, 1952 - Feb 24, 2003
Henry Berens
May 9, 1904 - August 1984
Livingston Manor, New York
Clemens Berens
Jan 26, 1909 - Nov 14, 1989
Lola M Berens
Feb 10, 1920 - Nov 13, 2009
Mascoutah, IL
Alice Berens
Sep 24, 1882 - January 1972
Elmhurst, Illinois

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