James W Emerson (1938 - 2010)

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James W Emerson
1938 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
James W Emerson was born on July 16, 1938. He died on May 19, 2010 at 71 years old. We know that James W Emerson had been residing in Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi 38857.


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James W Emerson passed away on May 19, 2010 at 71 years of age. He was born on July 16, 1938. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James W Emerson had been residing in Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi 38857.
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In 1938, in the year that James W Emerson was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1952, he was merely 14 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1963, James was 25 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1971, when he was 33 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1980, he was 42 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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James Arthur Emerson
around 1918 - Nov 5, 1943
James Alan Emerson
around 1920 - Aug 28, 1941
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James Emerson
around 1888 - Mar 31, 1917
James D Emerson
Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
James W Emerson
Born: around 1913
California, United States
James L Emerson
Born: around 1924
California, United States
James T Emerson
Born: around 1924
Washington, United States
James D Emerson
Born: around 1919
Oklahoma, United States
James G Emerson
Born: around 1922
Louisiana, United States
James H Emerson
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
James F Jr Emerson
Born: around 1914
United States
James H Emerson
Born: around 1926
United States
James E Emerson
Born: around 1921
United States
James T Emerson
Born: around 1916
Kentucky, United States

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Alice Emerson
Nov 14, 1897 - February 1971
Indianapolis, Indiana
Laura Emerson
Jan 10, 1914 - Apr 6, 2004
Indianapolis, IN
Joe Emerson
Jul 12, 1937 - Apr 17, 2007
Cassopolis, MI
Annie K Emerson
Jun 27, 1925 - Mar 16, 2009
Starkville, MS
Virdie Emerson
Oct 29, 1920 - July 1984
Noxapater, Mississippi
Freda W Emerson
Jan 16, 1941 - Nov 5, 2010
Moss Point, MS
James D Emerson
Jul 15, 1942 - Mar 12, 2008
Burnsville, MS
Karen A Emerson
Sep 21, 1946 - Sep 5, 2007
Port Gibson, MS
William R Emerson
Sep 21, 1947 - Dec 17, 2010
Union, MS
Willie Emerson
Jul 17, 1951 - Oct 15, 1995
Gunnison, MS
Felton Emerson
Oct 31, 1900 - July 1973
Little Rock, Arkansas
Henry Emerson
Feb 18, 1912 - February 1986
Richmond, California
C Emerson
Feb 3, 1908 - February 1982
Scottsdale, Arizona
Edith Emerson
Aug 25, 1903 - January 1987
Little Rock, Arkansas
Orville Emerson
Jun 2, 1918 - March 1978
La Puente, California
Christa G Emerson
Dec 17, 1953 - Mar 23, 2007
Tulsa, OK
Guy Emerson
Dec 23, 1911 - May 1982
Van Buren, Arkansas
James R Emerson
Nov 24, 1912 - Jun 3, 2000
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Joseph Emerson
Jan 12, 1910 - May 8, 1999
Burleson, TX
J Emerson
Died: February 1964

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Broadview, IL
Archie L Echols
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Memphis, TN
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James Moore
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John Dowsing
Feb 25, 1934 - Dec 1, 1997
Holly Springs, MS
Robert L Heard
Aug 17, 1935 - Dec 15, 2005
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Charles N Mardis
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Mendenhall, MS
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Arthur R Kuntz
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Gurley, NE
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Vermilion, Ohio
Will Ellis Ross
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