James Kelley (1906 - 1987)

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James Kelley
1906 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
James Kelley was born on September 9, 1906. He died in May 1987 at 80 years of age. We know that James Kelley had been residing in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama 36303.


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James Kelley passed away in May 1987 at 80 years old. He was born on September 9, 1906. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James Kelley had been residing in Dothan, Houston County, Alabama 36303.
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In 1906, in the year that James Kelley was born, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1910, at the age of just 4 years old, James was alive when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1924, by the time he was 18 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1948, at the age of 42 years old, James was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1987, in the year of James Kelley's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Other James Kelleys

James Kelley
Died: Oct 8, 1916
James Kelley
Died: Nov 15, 1916
James Kelley
around 1897 - Apr 28, 1917
James H Jr Kelley
Born: around 1915
Massachusetts, United States
James J Kelley
Born: around 1926
Ohio, United States
James H Jr Kelley
Born: around 1927
Ohio, United States
James H Kelley
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
James Allen Kelley
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
James C Kelley
Born: around 1928
Alabama, United States
James A Kelley
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
James F Kelley
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
James Albert Kelley
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
James L Kelley
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
James Daniel Kelley
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
James E Kelley
Born: around 1917
Alabama, United States
James H Kelley
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
James N Kelley
Born: around 1911
South Carolina, United States
James D Kelley
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
James H Kelley
Born: around 1918
Georgia, United States

Other Kelleys

Horace Kelley
Jun 29, 1905 - September 1978
Colts Neck, New Jersey
Elizabeth Kelley
Mar 11, 1918 - Jun 11, 2009
Alexandria, LA
Evlyn Kelley
Dec 27, 1915 - September 1983
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Elmer Kelley
Jun 30, 1915 - October 1983
Jacksonville, Florida
Charles Kelley
Jul 10, 1914 - Apr 15, 1985
Milton, FL
Willie T Kelley
Nov 12, 1909 - Jun 2, 1997
Griffin, GA
Stuard Kelley
May 23, 1903 - July 1983
Orlando, Florida
Edward Kelley
Nov 12, 1917 - February 1983
Cullowhee, North Carolina
Pearl Kelley
Nov 30, 1893 - March 1983
Plant City, Florida
Kermit Kelley
Mar 3, 1910 - Dec 9, 1996
Crestview, FL
Jessie E Kelley
Dec 14, 1904 - Apr 3, 1996
Jacksonville, FL
Everett Kelley
Nov 17, 1921 - April 1972
J Kelley
Nov 23, 1912 - August 1969
Tampa, Florida
Byrdie Kelley
Jul 16, 1904 - October 1974
Graceville, Florida
Virginia Kelley
Aug 5, 1955 - December 1986
Jeanette Kelley
Oct 18, 1908 - May 1986
Miami, Florida
Carlton Lafayette Kelley
Jun 13, 1918 - Jun 28, 2010
Madison, Florida
J Kelley
Aug 8, 1908 - May 1972
Jay, Florida
Perry Kelley
Aug 6, 1906 - December 1973
Jay, Florida
Georgeanna H Kelley
Feb 3, 1953 - Jul 29, 1989
Vero Beach, FL

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