James R Smith

(1917 - 1996)

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James R Smith
1917 - 1996
Born
November 1, 1917
Death
November 9, 1996
Last Known Residence
Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington 98926
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James R Smith was born on November 1, 1917. He died on November 9, 1996 at 79 years old. We know that James R Smith had been residing in Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington 98926.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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James R Smith passed away on November 9, 1996 at age 79. He was born on November 1, 1917. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James R Smith had been residing in Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington 98926.

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In 1917, in the year that James R Smith was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1932, he was merely 15 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1948, at the age of 31 years old, James was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1976, at the age of 59 years old, James was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1996, in the year of James R Smith's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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