James Stoneking (1912 - 1987)

James Stoneking
1912 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
James Stoneking was born on August 7, 1912. He died in November 1987 at age 75. We know that James Stoneking had been residing in Dilliner, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15327.
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James Stoneking died in November 1987 at 75 years old. He was born on August 7, 1912. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James Stoneking had been residing in Dilliner, Greene County, Pennsylvania 15327.
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In 1912, in the year that James Stoneking was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1931, by the time he was 19 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1961, he was 49 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1976, when he was 64 years old, 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 1987, in the year of James Stoneking's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Apr 3, 1947 - Mar 15, 1992
Oct 6, 1923 - Dec 17, 2010
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Sep 7, 1909 - Mar 16, 1995
Dec 29, 1921 - July 1987
Jan 23, 1897 - October 1964
Jan 16, 1910 - Oct 1, 1992
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