James Lyles (1900 - 1971)

James Lyles
1900 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
James Lyles was born on November 14, 1900. He died in January 1971 at age 70. We know that James Lyles had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.

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James Lyles passed away in January 1971 at age 70. He was born on November 14, 1900. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James Lyles had been residing in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72204.
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In 1900, in the year that James Lyles was born, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1932, he was 32 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1941, at the age of 41 years old, James was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1957, at the age of 57 years old, James was alive when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1971, in the year of James Lyles'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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Sep 12, 1933 - September 1966
Dec 28, 1914 - November 1979
Oct 4, 1938 - Apr 25, 2010
Jul 1, 1914 - Sep 3, 1989
Jun 28, 1950 - July 1982
Jan 11, 1886 - March 1976
Sep 26, 1917 - October 1984
May 22, 1894 - February 1983
Sep 22, 1914 - October 1986
Jun 15, 1917 - January 1969
Jan 19, 1919 - August 1984
Oct 14, 1917 - Dec 12, 2002
Oct 19, 1964 - Jun 15, 1991
Jan 6, 1903 - Jul 29, 1994
Jul 28, 1911 - Apr 23, 1996
Apr 24, 1899 - March 1964
May 12, 1912 - April 1987
Sep 28, 1930 - Apr 27, 2001
Nov 29, 1920 - Jan 1, 2001
May 1, 1938 - Jan 14, 1993

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Jan 24, 1933 - Nov 7, 1983
Dec 31, 1931 - Mar 29, 1997
May 19, 1927 - October 1982
Nov 26, 1912 - Jun 26, 1995
Oct 25, 1925 - Dec 23, 2008
Dec 26, 1908 - June 1995
Sep 11, 1911 - Jan 19, 1998
Feb 4, 1932 - Oct 16, 2004
Nov 15, 1932 - Dec 5, 1999
Aug 12, 1932 - Jul 4, 2008
Mar 29, 1933 - May 13, 2004
Dec 24, 1891 - September 1983
Oct 11, 1932 - September 1978
May 30, 1915 - May 11, 1993
Jan 22, 1933 - Jun 8, 2004
Jan 27, 1933 - March 1970
Feb 22, 1932 - Jan 24, 1994
Aug 15, 1931 - Dec 24, 1990
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