James Lapointe (1923 - 1983)

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James Lapointe
1923 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
James Lapointe was born on May 29, 1923. He died in July 1983 at 60 years old. We know that James Lapointe had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60618.

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James Lapointe passed away in July 1983 at age 60. He was born on May 29, 1923. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James Lapointe had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60618.
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In 1923, in the year that James Lapointe was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1930, when he was just 7 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1966, at the age of 43 years old, James was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1973, when he was 50 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1983, in the year of James Lapointe's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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James F LaPointe
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
James W LaPointe
Born: around 1921
Wisconsin, United States
James H LaPointe
Born: around 1912
Michigan, United States
James E LaPointe
Born: around 1924
Maine, United States
James W LaPointe
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
James Lapointe
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 7, 1979
James Walter Lapointe
Jan 15, 1933 - Oct 6, 1966
James J LaPointe
around 1892 - Oct 17, 1893
James T. Lapointe
Born: around 1964
TX
James T. Lapointe
Born: around 1964
TX
James Lapointe
Apr 6, 1893 - August 1979
Rushville, Nebraska
James R Lapointe
Sep 2, 1949 - Feb 24, 2002
James Lapointe
Dec 27, 1945 - June 1974
James Lapointe
Dec 7, 1926 - March 1967
James Lapointe
Jun 3, 1930 - July 1985
James W Lapointe
Jun 7, 1921 - Feb 18, 1988
Milwaukee, WI
James E Lapointe
Jan 8, 1912 - Mar 16, 2008
Muskegon, MI
James Lapointe
Nov 1, 1912 - October 1978
Elwood, Indiana
James Lapointe
May 24, 1927 - December 1971

Other Lapointes

Robert Lapointe
Nov 26, 1922 - June 1978
Lawrence Lapointe
Aug 18, 1928 - November 1971
Clare Lapointe
Dec 22, 1937 - Apr 3, 2008
Joliet, IL
Esther T Lapointe
Jun 24, 1916 - Oct 24, 1998
Tinley Park, IL
Marcelline E Lapointe
Oct 2, 1923 - Jan 12, 2001
Saint Petersburg, FL
Eugene Lapointe
Jun 24, 1897 - Jun 5, 1977
Emily C Lapointe
Aug 24, 1924 - Jun 18, 2001
Dolton, IL
Augusta Lapointe
Apr 23, 1907 - Dec 6, 1990
Lois M Lapointe
Jan 13, 1936 - Jul 12, 1999
Oregon, IL
Devon J Lapointe
Jan 29, 1987 - Mar 1, 2003
Mary A Lapointe
Feb 20, 1908 - June 1994
Chicago, IL
Josephine Lapointe
Dec 3, 1898 - October 1981
Round Lake, Illinois
Helene C Lapointe
Apr 3, 1921 - Apr 22, 2005
Orinda, CA
Arthur J Lapointe
Jan 31, 1927 - Oct 30, 1992
Chicago, IL
Germaine Lapointe
Aug 24, 1915 - Aug 15, 1999
Daytona Beach, FL
Ronald Lapointe
Oct 4, 1938 - July 1984
Pauline Lapointe
Nov 20, 1904 - March 1980
Rockford, Illinois
Eugene R Lapointe
May 29, 1927 - Sep 8, 2003
Boca Raton, FL
Julia E Lapointe
Jan 5, 1913 - April 1990
Wood Dale, IL
Mary A Lapointe
Feb 12, 1924 - Jan 18, 2001
Wallace, MI

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Edythe Shlaes
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Dorothy Baumer
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Beverlie A Gillette
Mar 30, 1924 - Jun 11, 2008
Deerfield, IL
Donald E Magnuson
Jan 11, 1925 - Aug 27, 2007
Palatine, IL
Henry Juergens
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