James Telfer (1907 - 1986)

James Telfer
1907 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
James Telfer was born on September 25, 1907. He died in November 1986 at age 79. We know that James Telfer had been residing in Hollister, San Benito County, California 95023.

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James Telfer died in November 1986 at age 79. He was born on September 25, 1907. There is no information about James's family. We know that James Telfer had been residing in Hollister, San Benito County, California 95023.
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In 1907, in the year that James Telfer was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1914, he was merely 7 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1925, by the time he was 18 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, he was 29 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1986, in the year of James Telfer's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Aug 15, 1889 - March 1980
Aug 11, 1916 - Jun 24, 2007
Jun 9, 1922 - August 1982
Jun 5, 1927 - Dec 15, 2010
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Jun 26, 1947 - Feb 16, 2007
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Jun 19, 1942 - March 1987
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