James K Boyd (1923 - 1992)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

James K Boyd’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of James so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit James’s biography.

James K Boyd Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of James K Boyd and his immediate Boyd family. Add to James K Boyd's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for James.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of James K Boyd? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did James finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did James attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what James did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if James K Boyd is a military veteran.

Middle name

K

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add James's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add James's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man? Add James’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of James during various points of his life.

Timeline

1923 - In the year that James K Boyd was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

1961 - When he was 38 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1963 - At the age of 40 years old, James was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1981 - By the time he was 58 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1992 - In the year of James K Boyd's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

James K Boyd Family Tree

Who was James’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share James’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

James's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
James K Boyd
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from James's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of James K Boyd is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

James K Boyd died on September 20, 1992 at 69 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on June 15, 1923. There is no information about James's surviving family. We know that James K Boyd had been residing in Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Memories

What do you remember about James K Boyd? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that James is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of James K Boyd

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources