James Robert Taylor

(1896 - 1945)

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James Robert Taylor
1896 - 1945
Born
1896
Geelong, Australia
Death
June 13, 1945
Last Known Residence
Geelong, Australia
Summary
James Robert Taylor was born in 1896 in Geelong, Australia. He was born to William Edward Taylor and Annie Isabel (Henderson) Taylor. He died on June 13, 1945 at age 49.
Updated: July 24, 2019
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James Robert Taylor
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James Robert Taylor
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Geelong, Australia
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James Taylor was born in in Geelong, Australia
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James Taylor was born in in Geelong, Australia
James Taylor died on
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Greenwich Cemetery Sec. G. Joint Grave 77. Screen Wall. Panel 5. in United Kingdom
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Service number: 5243126
Rank: Gunner
Regiment: Royal Artillery
Unit/ship/squadron: 633 Regt.
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James Robert Taylor died on June 13, 1945 at 49 years old. He was buried in Greenwich Cemetery Sec. G. Joint Grave 77. Screen Wall. Panel 5., United Kingdom. James was born in 1896 in Geelong, Australia. He was born to William Edward Taylor and Annie Isabel (Henderson) Taylor.

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In 1896, in the year that James Robert Taylor was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1907, he was just 11 years old when the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1914, at the age of 18 years old, James was alive when in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1924, by the time he was 28 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1945, in the year of James Robert Taylor's passing, on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

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c. 1893 - Jun 15, 1915 1893 - 1915
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