James Renfroe (1887 - 1981)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

James Renfroe’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of James so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit James’s biography.

James Renfroe Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of James Renfroe and his immediate Renfroe family. Add to James Renfroe's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for James.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of James Renfroe? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did James finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did James attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what James did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if James Renfroe is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add James's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add James's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man? Add James’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of James during various points of his life.

Timeline

1887 - In the year that James Renfroe was born, on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

1937 - When he was 50 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1947 - He was 60 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.

1959 - James was 72 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1981 - In the year of James Renfroe's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

James Renfroe Family Tree

Who was James’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share James’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

James's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
James Renfroe
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from James's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of James Renfroe is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

James Renfroe died in August 1981 at age 93. No cause of death has been entered for James. He was born on October 3, 1887. There is no information about James's surviving family. We know that James Renfroe had been residing in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about James Renfroe? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that James is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of James Renfroe

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources