James Matheny (1899 - 1976)

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James Matheny
1899 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
James Matheny was born on June 13, 1899. He died in November 1976 at 77 years of age. We know that James Matheny had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53201.


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James Matheny died in November 1976 at 77 years of age. He was born on June 13, 1899. We have no information about James's family. We know that James Matheny had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 53201.
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In 1899, in the year that James Matheny was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1935, when he was 36 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1947, James was 48 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1952, James was 53 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1976, in the year of James Matheny's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Born: around 1925
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Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1923
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Apr 12, 1902 - January 1963
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Feb 8, 1909 - Aug 7, 2006
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May 18, 1926 - September 1975
Ray C Matheny
Jan 14, 1915 - Mar 7, 1995
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May 7, 1918 - Nov 8, 1991
R E Matheny
Nov 20, 1928 - Nov 29, 2000
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Mar 16, 1930 - Nov 6, 2010
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Dec 7, 1938 - Mar 21, 1998
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Sep 14, 1932 - February 1986
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Jul 16, 1888 - January 1968
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Apr 3, 1907 - October 1982
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Robert P Matheny
Feb 9, 1928 - Jan 3, 1984
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Sep 25, 1924 - December 1976
Eugene Matheny
Jul 11, 1915 - November 1982
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Mary J Matheny
Jun 3, 1928 - Oct 27, 2001
Green Bay, WI
Lasalle Matheny
Nov 13, 1910 - January 1961
Muriel P Matheny
Dec 8, 1922 - Mar 20, 2003
Daytona Beach, FL
T A Matheny
Jul 15, 1933 - Feb 15, 1990
Lorraine Matheny
Feb 11, 1910 - January 1973
Bonne Terre, Missouri

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