James William Johnston

(1920 - 1940)

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James William Johnston
1920 - 1940
Born
c. 1920
Death
March 8, 1940
Last Known Residence
Okmulgee County, Oklahoma United States
Summary
James William Johnston was born c. 1920. He died on March 8, 1940 at 20 years old. We know that James William Johnston had been residing in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma United States.
Updated: July 24, 2019
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James William Johnston
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James William Johnston
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Okmulgee County, Oklahoma United States
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James Johnston was born
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James Johnston was born
James Johnston died on
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Knotty Ash (st. John) Churchyard Grave 409. in United Kingdom
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White, Citizen
Childhood

Education

4 Years Of High School
Adulthood

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Semiskilled Engineers, Stationary

Military Service

Military serial#: 38571666
Enlisted: August 21, 1944 in Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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James William Johnston died on March 8, 1940 at 20 years of age. He was buried in Knotty Ash (st. John) Churchyard Grave 409., United Kingdom. He was born c. 1920. There is no information about James's family. We know that James William Johnston had been residing in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma United States.

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In 1920, in the year that James William Johnston was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1930, by the time he was merely 10 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1939, James was 19 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1940, in the year of James William Johnston's passing, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

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c. 1899 - Sep 25, 1918 1899 - 1918
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c. 1908 - Aug 2, 1942 1908 - 1942
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c. 1922 - Oct 20, 1943 1922 - 1943
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c. 1930 - Feb 5, 1942 1930 - 1942
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c. 1924 - Feb 19, 1944 1924 - 1944
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c. 1891 - Aug 10, 1918 1891 - 1918
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c. 1884 - May 26, 1918 1884 - 1918
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c. 1884 - Nov 4, 1918 1884 - 1918
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c. 1898 - Oct 13, 1918 1898 - 1918
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c. 1893 - Oct 27, 1914 1893 - 1914
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c. 1885 - Jun 1, 1918 1885 - 1918
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c. 1887 - Apr 5, 1918 1887 - 1918
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c. 1897 - Apr 9, 1917 1897 - 1917
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c. 1895 - Sep 19, 1917 1895 - 1917
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c. 1884 - Sep 20, 1916 1884 - 1916
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c. 1881 - Apr 23, 1917 1881 - 1917
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Unknown - May 30, 1915 ? - 1915
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c. 1893 - Aug 21, 1915 1893 - 1915
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