Jessie James (died 1962)

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Jessie James
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updated February 06, 2019
Jessie James died on January 1, 1962.

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Jessie James Biography

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Jessie James

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Jessie

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Little Rock National Cemetery Section 9 Site 509, 2523 Confederate Boulevard, in Little Rock, Arkansas 72206

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Jessie James died on January 1, 1962. She was buried in Little Rock National Cemetery Section 9 Site 509, Little Rock, Arkansas. We are unaware of information about Jessie's surviving family.
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1962 World Events

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In 1835, on January 30th, the first known attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States occurred just outside the United States Capitol Building. President Andrew Jackson was leaving the building after the funeral of South Carolina Representative Warren R. Davis. An Englishman, Richard Lawrence - who was unemployed and possibly mentally ill - stepped out and attempted to shoot. His gun misfired so he pulled out another gun - which also misfired. He was immediately caught.

In 1856, on February 18th, The American Party, also called the "Know-Nothings" because they were an anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant movement, assembled in Philadelphia to nominate their first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore. The party sought to keep the "purity" of elections by blocking "impure" foreigners.

In 1920, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1938, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1962, in the year of Jessie James's passing, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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Other Jessie Jameses

Jessie James
Born: around 1925
Mississippi, United States
Jessie R James
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Jessie B Jr James
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Jessie W James
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
Jessie L James
Born: around 1912
Texas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1914
Arkansas, United States
Jessie M James
Born: around 1917
Arkansas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1917
Louisiana, United States
Jessie E James
Born: around 1928
North Carolina, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1920
Louisiana, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1914
Texas, United States
Jessie W James
Born: around 1917
Louisiana, United States
Jessie D James
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1912
Arkansas, United States
Jessie F James
Born: around 1909
Texas, United States
Jessie Jr James
Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1915
Texas, United States
Jessie James
Born: around 1919
Alabama, United States

Other Jameses

Jimmie Frank James
Feb 22, 1909 - Jul 25, 1958
John J James
Died: Jan 15, 1927
Margaret May James
Aug 9, 1914 - Jun 4, 1990
Pearlie R James
Mar 22, 1904 - Jan 18, 1986
Robert E James
Nov 12, 1926 - Aug 24, 1983
Robert R James
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 17, 1948
Roxie James
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 24, 1977
Sylvester James
Jun 25, 1923 - Sep 11, 1991
Thomas James
Died: Aug 17, 1930
Walter James
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 28, 1966
William Lyionel James
Aug 4, 1910 - Apr 20, 1984
Frank James
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 21, 1947
Henry James
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 12, 1960
William S James
Died: Feb 27, 1944
John James
Died: Dec 31, 1969

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Kenneth Eugene West
Aug 30, 1920 - Jan 11, 2002
William E Hughes Sr
Apr 10, 1921 - Feb 16, 1989
Carolyn Louise Lofland
Jan 26, 1915 - Jun 20, 1992
Jimmie Frank James
Feb 22, 1909 - Jul 25, 1958
James Berchman Donellan
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 9, 1961
Cornelius Dinan
Nov 19, 1927 - Oct 14, 1989
William T Hughes
Feb 2, 1909 - Jul 25, 1959
John J James
Died: Jan 15, 1927
James F Dinsmore
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Ruth D Bryan
Apr 8, 1905 - Mar 1, 1970
James A Clark
Died: May 12, 1945
Ignazio J De Simone
Jun 27, 1919 - May 17, 1976
Adam Hugo
Dec 31, 1969 - May 17, 1956
William Robert Bryan
Jun 18, 1916 - Mar 24, 1977
Francisco G Dones
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 9, 1966
Jacqueline Ann Tognozzi
Dec 14, 1931 - Feb 4, 1955
Gloria Jean Taylor
Jun 6, 1956 - Jan 9, 2002
Margaret May James
Aug 9, 1914 - Jun 4, 1990
Elwyn Otto Woodward
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 16, 1961
James Edward Clark
Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 22, 1952
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