James Valentine Johnston (1895 - 1917)

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James Valentine Johnston
1895 - 1917
updated February 06, 2019
James Valentine Johnston was born around 1895. He died on April 3, 1917 at 22 years old.

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James Valentine Johnston

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James

Middle name

Valentine

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Male

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Burial / Funeral

Savy British Cemetery I. I. 3., in France

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Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Highland Light Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: 7th Bn.

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James Valentine Johnston died on April 3, 1917 at age 22. He was buried in Savy British Cemetery I. I. 3., France. He was born around 1895. We have no information about James's immediate family.
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1895 - 1917 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that James Valentine Johnston was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1900, at the age of only 5 years old, James was alive when the U.S. population exceeded 75 million, rising about 13 million from the 1890 census. 87.9% of the population was white, 11.6% was African-American, 0.7% was Hispanic, and 0.5% was Native American, Asian, and other minorities.

In 1902, when he was only 7 years old, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1917, in the year of James Valentine Johnston's passing, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

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around 1924 - Nov 19, 1944
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around 1881 - Oct 3, 1915
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around 1894 - Feb 22, 1916
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around 1885 - Oct 30, 1917
James William Johnston
around 1920 - Mar 8, 1940
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James William Johnston
around 1899 - Sep 25, 1918
James Wilson Johnston
around 1908 - Aug 2, 1942
Jay Syver Johnston
around 1922 - Oct 20, 1943
Jean Johnston
around 1930 - Feb 5, 1942
Jean Marie Johnston
around 1924 - Feb 19, 1944
John Johnston
around 1891 - Aug 10, 1918
John Johnston
Died: May 1, 1917
John Johnston
Died: Oct 26, 1917
John Johnston
around 1884 - May 26, 1918
John Johnston
around 1884 - Nov 4, 1918
John Johnston
around 1898 - Oct 13, 1918
John Johnston
around 1893 - Oct 27, 1914
John Johnston
around 1885 - Jun 1, 1918
John Johnston
around 1887 - Apr 5, 1918
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