James Whitworth (1922 - 1983)

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James Whitworth
1922 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
James Whitworth was born on May 7, 1922. He died in June 1983 at 61 years old.


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James Whitworth died in June 1983 at 61 years old. He was born on May 7, 1922. There is no information about James's immediate family.
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In 1922, in the year that James Whitworth was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1955, he was 33 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1962, he was 40 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1976, James was 54 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1983, in the year of James Whitworth's passing, 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.

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around 1894 - Mar 21, 1918
James Alfred Whitworth
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James Whitworth
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James Whitworth
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James M Jr Whitworth
Born: around 1927
Ohio, United States
James L Whitworth
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
James L Whitworth
Born: around 1924
Alabama, United States
James L Whitworth
Born: around 1926
Arkansas, United States
James A Whitworth
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
James A Whitworth
Born: around 1927
Missouri, United States
James T Whitworth
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
James M Whitworth
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States

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Dec 5, 1914 - April 1978
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Feb 24, 1925 - Apr 9, 2007
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Ira Whitworth
Jun 6, 1924 - December 1978
Columbia, South Carolina
Bessie Whitworth
Jan 30, 1919 - September 1974
Seneca, South Carolina
W C Whitworth
Jul 31, 1931 - May 27, 2006
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Ashley Whitworth
Apr 12, 1968 - December 1980
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Ruth Whitworth
Aug 26, 1928 - May 1995
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Thomas L Whitworth
May 5, 1932 - Jun 12, 1994
Gastonia, NC
Norma Jean Whitworth
Dec 31, 1934 - May 1, 2011
Ringgold, GA
Dallas F Whitworth
Mar 21, 1934 - March 1988
Asheville, NC
Hoyt E Whitworth
Oct 6, 1934 - Aug 22, 2000
Duncan, OK
John Allen Whitworth
Aug 12, 1935 - Mar 5, 2011
New Braunfels, Texas
Ralph M Whitworth
Oct 26, 1933 - Apr 12, 2003
Greenville, SC
Neil H Whitworth
Oct 22, 1936 - Dec 13, 2005
Clover, SC
Larkin Whitworth
Apr 22, 1885 - January 1966
Seneca, South Carolina
A P Whitworth
Nov 16, 1910 - Jun 14, 1997
Columbia, SC
Jackie S Whitworth
Oct 2, 1940 - May 21, 2000
Walhalla, SC
Barbara Ann Chariker Whitworth
Jul 2, 1941 - Oct 6, 2010
Clover, South Carolina
O B Whitworth
Sep 29, 1906 - Dec 1, 2000

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