James T Wood Sr (1911 - 1989)

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James T Wood Sr
1911 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
James T Wood Sr was born on October 2, 1911. He died on November 24, 1989 at 78 years old. We know that James T Wood Sr had been residing in Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas 72002.


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James T Wood Sr died on November 24, 1989 at age 78. He was born on October 2, 1911. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James T Wood Sr had been residing in Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas 72002.
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In 1911, in the year that James T Wood Sr was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1922, at the age of only 11 years old, James was alive when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1955, when he was 44 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1962, by the time he was 51 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1989, in the year of James T Wood Sr's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Sarah M Wood
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Stanley Wood
Jan 23, 1901 - Aug 1, 1989
Batesville, AR
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