James King (1871 - 1971)

James King
1871 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
James King was born on September 9, 1871. He died in September 1971 at age 99. We know that James King had been residing in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida 32301.


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James King passed away in September 1971 at 99 years of age. He was born on September 9, 1871. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James King had been residing in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida 32301.
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In 1871, in the year that James King was born, on October 8th, 4 major fires started on the shores of Lake Michigan - in Chicago (Illinois), Peshtigo (Wisconsin), Holland (Michigan) and Manistee (Michigan). The Chicago fire is the most well known of them because it left almost 100,000 people homeless. But the Peshtigo Fire killed around 2,500 people. The casualty count made it the deadliest fire in US history.

In 1892, by the time he was 21 years old, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1917, James was 46 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1922, at the age of 51 years old, James was alive when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1971, in the year of James King'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 Kings

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around 1760 - Unknown
around 1894 - Dec 29, 1914
around 1885 - Aug 27, 1915
around 1923 - Mar 16, 1942
around 1897 - Sep 20, 1917
around 1899 - Jul 3, 1916
around 1918 - Mar 23, 1944
around 1924 - Aug 31, 1944
around 1882 - Oct 9, 1916
around 1908 - Dec 18, 1940

Other Kings

Apr 5, 1904 - September 1985
Sep 13, 1908 - June 1964
Mar 6, 1924 - May 4, 2004
Mar 3, 1953 - September 1973
Jan 8, 1953 - September 1988
Oct 10, 1893 - November 1969
Mar 6, 1907 - March 1977
Aug 1, 1902 - Jul 28, 1998
Oct 26, 1954 - Nov 17, 2001
Sep 11, 1959 - October 1978
Sep 29, 1953 - Jun 3, 2008
Mar 10, 1954 - Sep 17, 2004
May 16, 1917 - Nov 24, 1996
Nov 1, 1920 - Jan 21, 1992
Aug 14, 1893 - August 1983
May 9, 1914 - September 1995
Jan 18, 1913 - January 1975
Jul 7, 1914 - May 30, 2001
Feb 18, 1907 - September 1967
Nov 9, 1907 - Oct 26, 1996

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Dec 25, 1915 - Jun 11, 2007
Mar 19, 1921 - Oct 1, 1998
Mar 24, 1921 - Jan 24, 2006
Feb 14, 1919 - Jun 14, 1984
Jun 24, 1922 - Mar 12, 2005
Aug 31, 1919 - March 1972
Apr 13, 1900 - August 1984
Jun 6, 1916 - Jan 10, 2008
Oct 16, 1894 - November 1968
Nov 25, 1885 - October 1968
Dec 7, 1903 - April 1957
Jul 25, 1902 - Oct 4, 1970
Jul 3, 1907 - November 1973
Mar 2, 1906 - April 1980
Sep 19, 1920 - Sep 15, 1965
Nov 4, 1916 - April 1972
Mar 17, 1917 - Dec 12, 1998
Jan 24, 1920 - Oct 1, 2004
Jan 6, 1918 - Dec 20, 1987
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