Murray James (1901 - 1984)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Murray James’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Murray so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Murray’s biography.

Murray James Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Murray James and his immediate James family. Add to Murray James's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Murray.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Murray James? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Murray finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Murray attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Murray did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Murray James is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Murray's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Murray's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Murray a religious man? Add Murray’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Murray during various points of his life.

Timeline

1901 - In the year that Murray James was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

1909 - He was only 8 years old when William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

1926 - He was 25 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1958 - He was 57 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1984 - In the year of Murray James's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

Murray James Family Tree

Who was Murray’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Murray’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Murray's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Murray James
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Murray's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Murray James is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Murray James died in May 1984 at age 82. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on December 10, 1901. There is no information about Murray's family. We know that Murray James had been residing in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Murray James? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Murray is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Murray James

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources