James Montgomery Minas

8 October 1936–8 October 2008 (Age 72)
Governors Island, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of James Montgomery

When James Montgomery Minas was born on 8 October 1936, in Governors Island, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Frank Anthony Minas, was 34 and his mother, Blanche Olga Boyer, was 33. He married Judith Joan Emmett on 24 September 1960, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Representative District 4, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1940 and Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States in 2001. He died on 8 October 2008, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72.

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James Montgomery Minas
Judith Joan Emmett
Marriage: 24 September 1960
Jeffrey Emmett Minas

Spouse and Children

24 September 1960
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States


    Jeffrey Emmett Minas


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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Greek: from the personal name Mēnas. This was a popular name among early Christians and is celebrated in the Greek Orthodox Church as the name of seven martyrs and a patriarch. The story goes that St. Menas was named by his mother for the word Amen, which she heard on conceiving him; more prosaically, it is derived from the pre-Christian Egyptian name Mena, borne by the Pharaoh Mena (or Menes) who unified Upper and Lower Egypt in 3100 bc .2 Spanish: from the plural of Mina .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James M Minas in household of Frank A Minas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dr James Montgomery Or Jim Minas, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • J Minas, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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