James T Montgomery (1937 - 1999)

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James T Montgomery
1937 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
James T Montgomery was born on October 31, 1937. He died on October 1, 1999 at 61 years of age. We know that James T Montgomery had been residing in Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Mississippi 38863.


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James T Montgomery passed away on October 1, 1999 at 61 years of age. He was born on October 31, 1937. We are unaware of information about James's surviving family. We know that James T Montgomery had been residing in Pontotoc, Pontotoc County, Mississippi 38863.
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In 1937, in the year that James T Montgomery was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1947, at the age of just 10 years old, James was alive 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.

In 1957, when he was 20 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1971, at the age of 34 years old, James was alive when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1984, he was 47 years old when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Other James Montgomeries

James William Montgomery
around 1892 - Oct 26, 1918
James Wilfrid Montgomery
around 1890 - Jul 21, 1918
James Walker Montgomery
around 1913 - Aug 6, 1942
James Thomas Montgomery
around 1894 - Jul 17, 1918
James Richardson Montgomery
around 1891 - Sep 16, 1918
James Peden Montgomery
around 1920 - Dec 28, 1942
James Hans Montgomery
around 1870 - Jun 6, 1915
James Frederick John Montgomery
around 1914 - Aug 30, 1942
James Forbes Montgomery
around 1905 - May 30, 1940
James Alexander Montgomery
Died: Aug 11, 1915
James Montgomery
around 1926 - Mar 1, 1945
James Montgomery
around 1922 - Jan 17, 1942
James Montgomery
around 1915 - Aug 23, 1946
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around 1913 - Mar 19, 1943
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Died: Sep 25, 1915
James Montgomery
Died: Feb 24, 1916
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around 1894 - Nov 25, 1915
James Montgomery
Died: Jul 18, 1916
James Montgomery
around 1895 - Sep 14, 1916

Other Montgomeries

Rogers W Montgomery
Apr 21, 1937 - Aug 6, 1998
Jackson, MS
Curtis Montgomery
Jul 18, 1939 - Dec 31, 1998
Chicago, IL
John Montgomery
Jun 14, 1934 - December 1977
Roger Montgomery
Nov 25, 1905 - April 1975
Edwards, Mississippi
Hura Montgomery
Dec 28, 1897 - April 1981
Louise, Mississippi
Virlene Montgomery
Aug 14, 1933 - Feb 20, 2004
Chicago, IL
Hattie Montgomery
Oct 21, 1895 - December 1974
Ripley, Mississippi
Marie Montgomery
Aug 28, 1885 - August 1973
Edwards, Mississippi
Earl Montgomery
Jan 7, 1919 - Sep 27, 1998
Saint Louis, MO
Harry Montgomery
April 1904 - Jan 13, 1977
Abe Montgomery
Jun 2, 1914 - January 1983
Edwards, Mississippi
Lettie B Montgomery
Aug 4, 1932 - Sep 7, 2009
Lexington, MS
Fannie Montgomery
Aug 10, 1886 - August 1982
Durant, Mississippi
Garland J Montgomery
Oct 21, 1941 - May 14, 1996
Waterloo, IA
James Montgomery
Aug 5, 1939 - October 1986
Pearl, Mississippi
Bennie Montgomery
Jan 23, 1884 - January 1966
Durant, Mississippi
Fraizer Montgomery
October 1911 - August 1970
Amie Montgomery
Jul 1, 1891 - August 1975
Leakesville, Mississippi
Katie M Montgomery
May 24, 1932 - Sep 15, 2008
Cleveland, MS
Fannie Montgomery
Dec 31, 1886 - March 1964

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Dec 28, 1937 - Oct 2, 1999
Okolona, MS
Annie F Smith
Feb 28, 1931 - Dec 3, 1997
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Helen B Russell
Dec 13, 1933 - Oct 19, 2009
Trussville, AL
Mary W Brown
Apr 22, 1922 - Mar 16, 2009
Columbus, MS
Jesse Newman
Jul 29, 1922 - March 1976
Calhoun City, Mississippi
Jonathan Doler
Mar 27, 1889 - September 1987
Slate Spring, Mississippi
Diana Yoke
Jan 1, 1888 - May 1971
Crawford, Mississippi
Iva Ward
Aug 2, 1900 - March 1979
Memphis, Tennessee
Creassie Young
Aug 20, 1932 - Apr 17, 2009
Starkville, MS
Reba Rappe
May 6, 1899 - October 1982
Okolona, Mississippi
Carson Kennedy
Sep 14, 1895 - June 1971
Mc Cool, Mississippi
Essie Magers
Jul 5, 1900 - August 1973
Memphis, Tennessee
George Ratliff
Aug 8, 1893 - June 1971
Guntown, Mississippi
Edna G Ratliff
Jan 20, 1896 - May 8, 1990
Carl Riley
May 20, 1915 - June 1980
Fulton, Mississippi
Velma Rosser
Nov 18, 1898 - June 1980
Ben Rosser
Sep 9, 1891 - February 1967
Brooksville, Mississippi
Bobbie J Turner
Aug 30, 1938 - Oct 23, 1995
Mantee, MS
John Hicks
Jan 12, 1878 - December 1967
Isola, Mississippi
Edgar Miller
Apr 7, 1893 - May 1978
Tupelo, Mississippi
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