James Glen Iames

14 September 1896–31 March 1958 (Age 61)
Page, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Glen

When James Glen Iames was born on 14 September 1896, in Page, Iowa, United States, his father, James Browning James, was 37 and his mother, Effie McCullough, was 23. He married Roxie Olsen on 20 August 1925, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Sacramento Judicial Township, Sacramento, California, United States in 1940 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1942. He registered for military service in 1919. In 1942, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as working at pacific bridge company in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States. He died on 31 March 1958, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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James Glen Iames
Roxie Olsen
Marriage: 20 August 1925
Lucille Marie Iames
Roxie Barbara Iames

Spouse and Children

20 August 1925
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hames Hall in Papcastle, Cumbria, named from the plural of northern Middle English hame ‘homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • James G James, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glen J Iams in household of Effie Iams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen J Imes in household of James B Imes, "United States Census, 1910"

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