James Swindell Potter

1916–1980 (Age 63)
Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of James Swindell

When James Swindell Potter was born on 18 June 1916, in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, United States, his father, James Swindell Potter, was 22 and his mother, Frances Sylvia Noblet, was 21. He died on 4 May 1980, in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

James Swindell Potter
1893–1967
Frances Sylvia Noblet
1894–1974
James Swindell Potter
1916–1980

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Possible Related Names

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

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