James W Emerson (1938 - 2010)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

James W Emerson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of James so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit James’s biography.

James W Emerson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of James W Emerson and his immediate Emerson family. Add to James W Emerson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for James.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of James W Emerson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did James finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did James attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what James did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if James W Emerson is a military veteran.

Middle name

W

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add James's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add James's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was James a religious man? Add James’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of James during various points of his life.

Timeline

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."

1959 - He was 21 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1963 - When he was 25 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

1983 - He was 45 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1990 - James was 52 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

James W Emerson Family Tree

Who was James’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share James’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

James's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
James W Emerson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from James's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of James W Emerson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

James W Emerson passed away on May 19, 2010 at 71 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was born on July 16, 1938. There is no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James W Emerson had been residing in Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about James W Emerson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that James is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of James W Emerson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources