James Y Singleton (1917 - 2001)

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James Y Singleton
1917 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
James Y Singleton was born on December 13, 1917. He died on October 3, 2001 at 83 years of age. We know that James Y Singleton had been residing in Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina 29902.


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James Y Singleton died on October 3, 2001 at 83 years old. He was born on December 13, 1917. We are unaware of information about James's family or relationships. We know that James Y Singleton had been residing in Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina 29902.
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In 1917, in the year that James Y Singleton was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1923, at the age of only 6 years old, James was alive when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1942, James was 25 years old 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 1959, when he was 42 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1973, he was 56 years old when 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.

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Tennessee, United States
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Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
James E Singleton
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
James R Singleton
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
James F Singleton
Born: around 1917
South Carolina, United States
James C Singleton
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
James T Singleton
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1921
New York, United States

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Jan 3, 1910 - November 1975
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James D Singleton
Aug 26, 1918 - Jul 22, 1964
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Nov 5, 1926 - April 1975
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Sep 12, 1898 - Jul 3, 1989
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Oct 25, 1892 - August 1986
Jacksonville, Florida
Rena Singleton
Sep 3, 1905 - May 1979
John Franklin Singleton
Dec 25, 1956 - Nov 1, 2010
Daniel Singleton
Jun 28, 1905 - January 1978
Jacksonville, Florida
William B Singleton
Oct 21, 1922 - May 20, 1994
Montgomery, AL
Robert Singleton
Dec 25, 1892 - October 1977
Fort Myers, Florida
Carrie R Singleton
Dec 1, 1906 - Oct 2, 2003
Jacksonville, FL
Maggie Singleton
Mar 30, 1903 - Mar 10, 1997
Saint Petersburg, FL
Lawrence Singleton
Jul 28, 1892 - August 1974
Mae O Singleton
Nov 21, 1917 - Dec 8, 1987
Jacksonville, FL
John Singleton
Jun 4, 1903 - May 9, 1996
Saint Augustine, FL
Marion Singleton
Jun 19, 1900 - May 1977
Melrose, Florida

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