James Joseph Pike (1897 - 1916)

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Beaumont-hamel (newfoundland) Memorial,
France

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Service number: 1220
Rank: Private
Regiment: Newfoundland Regiment

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Terry and Lillie Pike

Terry and Lillie Pike

Liddy J. (Brito) Pike

Liddy J. (Brito) Pike

Ronald Winston Pike

Ronald Winston Pike

John Marshall Pike Sr & sister, TN

John Marshall Pike Sr & sister, TN

John Marshall & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John Marshall & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John M. Pike Sr & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John M. Pike Sr & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John M. Pike Sr & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John M. Pike Sr & Barbra (Townsend) Pike

John Marshall Pike Sr, TN

John Marshall Pike Sr, TN

John Marshall Pike Sr & TN cousins

John Marshall Pike Sr & TN cousins

John Marshall Pike Sr & cousins, TN

John Marshall Pike Sr & cousins, TN

Hazel Marie Fouts & John M Pike Sr

Hazel Marie Fouts & John M Pike Sr

John Marshall Pike Sr, TN

John Marshall Pike Sr, TN

Mary & Maryfay Pike, 1947

Mary & Maryfay Pike, 1947

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John Marshall Pike Sr, 1945 OH or KY Terry and Lillie Pike Liddy J. (Brito) Pike Ronald Winston Pike

Timeline

1897 - In the year that James Joseph Pike was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

1898 - At the age of just 1 year old, James was alive when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1906 - When he was only 9 years old, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

1909 - When he was only 12 years old, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

1916 - In the year of James Joseph Pike's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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James Joseph Pike passed away on July 1, 1916 at 19 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was buried in Beaumont-hamel (newfoundland) Memorial, France. He was born around 1897. We have no information about James's surviving family.

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