James L Oliver (1902 - 1988)

James L Oliver
1902 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
James L Oliver was born on July 14, 1902. He died in October 1988 at 86 years old. We know that James L Oliver had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39211.

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James L Oliver passed away in October 1988 at 86 years old. He was born on July 14, 1902. We are unaware of information about James's family. We know that James L Oliver had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39211.
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In 1902, in the year that James L Oliver was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1942, when he was 40 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1967, at the age of 65 years old, James was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1978, he was 76 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1988, in the year of James L Oliver's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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1915 - Sep 2, 1943
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around 1914 - May 9, 1941
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around 1913 - Jun 6, 1940
around 1913 - Apr 6, 1943
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Sep 22, 1902 - Apr 9, 1994
Oct 1, 1946 - March 1979
Dec 4, 1945 - May 1, 2000
Sep 22, 1909 - Jul 21, 1989
Nov 2, 1887 - November 1968
Jun 25, 1889 - December 1965
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Oct 18, 1918 - Sep 4, 2006
Mar 15, 1879 - December 1965
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