James L. McCollum

Brief Life History of James L.

When James L. McCollum was born on 13 November 1923, in Canon, Franklin, Georgia, United States, his father, Patrick Henry McCollum, was 31 and his mother, Ruth Ballenger, was 27. He lived in District 1113, Hart, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 December 1986, in Cramerton, Gaston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James L. McCollum
1923–1986
Sue Holcomb
1926–2019

Sources (10)

  • James L Mccollum in household of Patrick H Mccollum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James L McCollum, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • James L. McCollum, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1941

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’. See McCallum , which is the usual spelling of this name in Scotland.

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

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