James Mackin (1897 - 1980)

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James Mackin
1897 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
James Mackin was born on July 10, 1897. He died in January 1980 at 82 years old. We know that James Mackin had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224.


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James Mackin died in January 1980 at 82 years of age. He was born on July 10, 1897. We have no information about James's family. We know that James Mackin had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224.
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In 1897, in the year that James Mackin was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1904, when he was merely 7 years old, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1945, at the age of 48 years old, James was alive when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

In 1960, by the time he was 63 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1980, in the year of James Mackin's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other James Mackins

James Thomas Mackin
around 1906 - Mar 30, 1944
James Mackin
around 1889 - Jun 10, 1919
James Mackin
Died: Jul 31, 1917
James Mackin
around 1897 - May 20, 1918
James J Mackin
Born: around 1916
California, United States
James L Mackin
Born: around 1923
California, United States
James L Mackin
Born: around 1923
California, United States
James J Sr Mackin
Born: around 1897
California, United States
James A Jr Mackin
Born: around 1925
Kentucky, United States
James M Mackin
Born: around 1926
Pennsylvania, United States
James P Mackin
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
James S Mackin
Born: around 1915
United States
James Mackin
Born: around 1915
Pennsylvania, United States
James J Mackin
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
James R Mackin
Born: around 1912
New Jersey, United States
James E Mackin
Born: around 1921
New York, United States
James P Mackin
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
James J Mackin
Born: around 1918
New Jersey, United States
James H Mackin
Born: around 1918
New Jersey, United States
James E Mackin
Born: around 1908
Connecticut, United States

Other Mackins

Mary Mackin
Mar 10, 1909 - September 1985
New York, NY
Georgina Mackin
Jul 19, 1907 - Oct 20, 1993
Rome, NY
John Mackin
Jan 11, 1900 - June 1986
New York, NY
James Mackin
Sep 12, 1916 - March 1984
Union City, NJ
Robert A Mackin
Aug 4, 1935 - May 20, 1998
Baldwinsville, NY
Mary Mackin
Oct 12, 1908 - July 1986
Albany, NY
Emily Mackin
Apr 3, 1898 - March 1975
Gladstone, MI
Mary T Mackin
May 31, 1908 - Jun 14, 2002
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Margaret Mackin
Dec 10, 1903 - Oct 31, 1990
Brooklyn, NY
Donald N Mackin
Mar 3, 1937 - Sep 12, 2004
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Mary A Mackin
Aug 24, 1905 - Apr 1, 1997
Titusville, FL
James C Mackin
Dec 5, 1914 - Nov 23, 1991
Dorothea R Mackin
Jan 10, 1911 - Sep 12, 1998
Tavernier, FL
Frank Mackin
Mar 3, 1893 - December 1963
New York
Edith Mackin
Nov 1, 1918 - November 1976
Catherine E Mackin
Oct 6, 1923 - Feb 12, 2005
Manahawkin, NJ
M C Mackin
Jun 6, 1954 - Jan 15, 1993
Anthony Mackin
Aug 30, 1903 - July 1984
East Meadow, NY
Peter Mackin
Feb 2, 1912 - April 1965
Rockaway Park, NY
Veronica Mackin
Jun 30, 1906 - July 1986
East Meadow, NY

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Philip Cohen
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Brooklyn, NY
Beatrice Ramsey
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Raphael Gordon
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James A Costa
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Carl Austrian
Dec 16, 1892 - June 1970
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Ng Li
Mar 15, 1879 - October 1972
New York, NY
Jenny Metchik
Mar 31, 1892 - Oct 25, 1988
Far Rockaway, NY
Shigeo Otsuki
Jan 14, 1922 - Jul 5, 1987
New York, NY
Carmine Morano
Oct 16, 1889 - May 1971
Staten Island, NY
Nicholas R Sanguedolce
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Staten Island, NY
Francesco Prisco
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Giovanni Alagona
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Marion Bork
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