James Newman (1919 - 1978)

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James Newman
1919 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
James Newman was born on August 22, 1919. He died in July 1978 at age 58. We know that James Newman had been residing in Harbor City, Los Angeles County, California 90710.

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James Newman passed away in July 1978 at age 58. He was born on August 22, 1919. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Newman had been residing in Harbor City, Los Angeles County, California 90710.
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In 1919, in the year that James Newman was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1927, James was just 8 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1944, by the time he was 25 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1955, at the age of 36 years old, James was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1978, in the year of James Newman's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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James Willis Newman
around 1890 - Sep 27, 1919
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around 1889 - Nov 15, 1940
James William Newman
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James William Newman
around 1920 - Aug 20, 1942
James William Newman
around 1897 - Oct 9, 1918
James Walter Newman
Died: Sep 26, 1916
James Tubah Newman
around 1894 - Mar 16, 1942
James Stephan Newman
around 1921 - May 31, 1940
James S. Newman
around 1896 - Nov 13, 1916
James Robert Newman
around 1886 - Nov 11, 1914
James Richard Newman
Died: Mar 19, 1917
James Pausey Newman
around 1892 - Jul 25, 1916
James John Newman
around 1895 - Aug 4, 1917
James Herbert Newman
around 1908 - Apr 3, 1946
James Herbert Newman
around 1871 - Feb 13, 1916
James Henry Newman
Died: Sep 17, 1916
James Henry Newman
around 1876 - Apr 7, 1917
James George Newman
around 1873 - Jan 19, 1919
James Frederick Newman
around 1922 - Jul 5, 1943

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Norma Newman
May 5, 1895 - February 1971
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Robert Newman
Jul 25, 1894 - February 1968
Everett, Washington
Herbert R Newman
Jan 7, 1917 - Aug 19, 1990
Tacoma, WA
Frank Newman
Oct 22, 1908 - January 1977
Indio, California
John Newman
Apr 21, 1918 - March 1987
Drumright, Oklahoma
Arthur J Newman
Feb 26, 1911 - Jul 28, 1991
Vernon E Newman
Mar 12, 1914 - Apr 15, 1999
Yakima, WA
Joseph H Newman
Aug 20, 1917 - Apr 24, 2000
Seattle, WA
Urben Newman
Jul 13, 1906 - January 1979
Everett, Washington
Harry Newman
Aug 12, 1902 - June 1962
Melvin Newman
Dec 9, 1909 - September 1978
Olympia, Washington
Ralph Newman
Jul 4, 1909 - May 1975
Olympia, Washington
Cleve Newman
Sep 4, 1904 - March 1977
Billings, Montana
William Newman
Oct 28, 1910 - May 1980
Aberdeen, Washington
Harve Newman
Sep 29, 1911 - December 1960
Albert A Newman
Mar 12, 1901 - Apr 8, 1993
Lacey, WA
Dora Newman
May 29, 1902 - Dec 6, 1996
Olympia, WA
Oliver Newman
May 1902 - August 1986
Eureka, California
Dean A Newman
Dec 3, 1914 - Sep 2, 1993
Marysville, WA
Andrew Newman
Oct 27, 1895 - February 1980
Seattle, Washington

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