James Wright

(1881 - 1966)

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James Wright
1881 - 1966
Born
December 15, 1881
Death
February 1966
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North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72114
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James Wright was born on December 15, 1881. He died in February 1966 at 84 years old. We know that James Wright had been residing in North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72114.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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James Wright passed away in February 1966 at age 84. He was born on December 15, 1881. We have no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Wright had been residing in North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas 72114.

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In 1881, in the year that James Wright was born, on April 28th, Billy the Kid escaped from the Lincoln County Jail in New Mexico. He killed James Bell and Robert Ollinger in the escape and then stole a horse and rode out of town. On July 14th, Pat Garrett shot and killed Billy the Kid in Billy's friend's home near Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

In 1907, he was 26 years old when radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1922, James was 41 years old when 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 1942, at the age of 61 years old, James was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1966, in the year of James Wright's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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