James Alexander Cameron

29 March 1877–5 March 1945 (Age 67)
Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Cameron was born on 29 March 1877, in Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, James Cameron, was 36 and his mother, Amelia Grant, was 23. He lived in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada in 1896 and Van Buren, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 21 years. He died on 5 March 1945, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 67.

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James Cameron
Amelia Grant
Zelma Astell Cameron
James Alexander Cameron
John Cameron
Henry Bernard Cameron
Ogden Donald Cameron
Amelia A. Cameron
Mary M Cameron

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. as a Highland clan name it is from a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked’, ‘bent’ + sròn ‘nose’. 2. in the Lowlands it is also a habitational name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James A Cameron in household of Levi N Beau, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Cameron in household of James Cameron, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Archibald Cameron in household of James Cameron, "United States Census, 1880"

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