James Luther Whitaker

6 October 1937–2 January 1997 (Age 59)
Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Luther

When James Luther Whitaker was born on 6 October 1937, in Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, his father, Luther Whitaker, was 24 and his mother, Jennie Mae Brown, was 17. He lived in Ward Five, West Carroll, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 2 January 1997, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 59.

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James Luther Whitaker
Beverly Dargo
Marriage: 8 April 1986

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8 April 1986
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 4

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 16

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Luther Whitaker in household of Luther Whitaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James L Whitaker, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • James L Whitaker, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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