William James Smart

1924–1989 (Age 65)
Kansas, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Smart was born on 23 May 1924, in Kansas, United States, his father, William Wyatt Smart, was 29 and his mother, Pearl Immaculate Brady, was 28. He lived in Lake Elsinore, Riverside, California, United States in 1935 and Mission Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 June 1989, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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William Wyatt Smart
Pearl Immaculate Brady
Kenneth Donald Smart
William James Smart
Fredrick Eugene Smart

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 3

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 18

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smart ‘quick’, ‘prompt’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is common and widespread throughout England, Wales, and Scotland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm J Smart in household of Wm Smart, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • William J Smart in household of William W Smart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William J Smart in household of William W Smart, "United States Census, 1930"

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