James John Johnston (1885 - 1971)

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James John Johnston
1885 - 1971
updated July 29, 2019
James John Johnston was born in 1885 in Ca Rl, Australia. He was born to Bridget Oreilly Johnston, with sibling James. He died in 1971 in Oakl, Australia at 86 years of age.


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James Johnston was born in in Ca Rl, Australia


James Johnston died in in Oakl, Australia

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Bridget Oreilly Johnston
Ca Rl, Australia


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Ca Rl, Australia


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James John Johnston died in 1971 in Oakl, Australia at 86 years of age. He was born in 1885 in Ca Rl, Australia. He was born to Bridget Oreilly Johnston, with sibling James.
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In 1885, in the year that James John Johnston was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1896, at the age of just 11 years old, James was alive when in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1904, he was 19 years old when the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1922, James was 37 years old when the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1971, in the year of James John Johnston's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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Other James Johnstons

James Wilson Johnston
around 1908 - Aug 2, 1942
James William Johnston
around 1899 - Sep 25, 1918
James William Johnston
around 1920 - Mar 8, 1940
Oklahoma, United States
James William Johnston
around 1885 - Oct 30, 1917
James William Johnston
around 1894 - Feb 22, 1916
James William Johnston
around 1881 - Oct 3, 1915
James Weir Johnston
Died: Apr 5, 1945
James Webster Johnston
around 1924 - Nov 19, 1944
James Valentine Johnston
around 1895 - Apr 3, 1917
James Thomas Johnston
around 1914 - Aug 15, 1940
James Thomas Johnston
around 1877 - Jan 4, 1919
James Stewart Johnston
Died: Oct 12, 1917
James Stevenson Johnston
around 1893 - Jul 1, 1916
James Sidney Johnston
around 1917 - Oct 29, 1944
James Robert Alexander Johnston
around 1923 - May 30, 1946
James Reginald Johnston
around 1926 - Jun 6, 1941

Other Johnstons

James Johnston
Ca Rl, Australia
Bridget Oreilly Johnston
Ca Rl, Australia
Allan Roy Johnston
1923 - 1971
Melbourne, Australia
Lawrence Roy Johnston
Melbourne, Australia
Bertha Williamson Johnston
Melbourne, Australia
Alexander Mcmill Johnston
1906 - 1971
Ment, Australia
John Hodge Johnston
Ment, Australia
Annie Kerr Johnston
Ment, Australia
Cecil Lawrence Johnston
1886 - 1971
Kew, Australia
Robert Johnston
Kew, Australia
Mary Haynes Johnston
Kew, Australia
Adelaide Frances Johnston
1905 - 1971
Yarr, Australia
Simpson Henry Johnston
Yarr, Australia
Ethel Myra Johnston
1909 - 1971
Murr, Australia
Bunker Edward Johnston
Murr, Australia
Paul Alexander Johnston
1905 - 1971
Silv, Australia
George Edwin Johnston
1885 - 1971
Ma Ns, Australia
William Johnston
Ma Ns, Australia

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James Johnston
Ca Rl, Australia
Bridget Oreilly Johnston
Ca Rl, Australia
Elizabeth Hayes
1926 - 1971
Prahran, Australia
Shannahan Arthur Hayes
Prahran, Australia
Margaret Morrison Hayes
Prahran, Australia
Francis Samuel Webb
1896 - 1971
Richmond, Australia
Samuel Webb
Richmond, Australia
Mary Burke Webb
Richmond, Australia
Beatrice Hayward
1881 - 1971
Cheltenham, Australia
Goodall Willia Hayward
Cheltenham, Australia
Jean Hayward
Cheltenham, Australia
Herbert James Roberts
1891 - 1971
Cheltenham, Australia
Joseph Roberts
Cheltenham, Australia
Hannah Jowitt Roberts
Cheltenham, Australia
Harry Holbery Miller
Jan 29, 1899 - April 1971
Porterville, California
Maxwell Miller
Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth Holbery Miller
Melbourne, Australia
Henry Powlett
1892 - 1971
Fitzroy, Australia
Ivy Seammen
1907 - 1971
Burw, Australia
Annison James Seammen
Burw, Australia
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