James W Gill (1929 - 1996)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

James W Gill’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 Gill Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of James W Gill and his immediate Gill family. Add to James W Gill'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 Gill? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

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 Gill 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

1929 - In the year that James W Gill was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

1936 - James was merely 7 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".

1943 - He was merely 14 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1973 - When he was 44 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

1996 - In the year of James W Gill's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

James W Gill 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 Gill
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 Gill 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 Gill died on April 30, 1996 at 67 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on February 5, 1929. There is no information about James's family. We know that James W Gill had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about James W Gill? 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 Gill

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources