James Robert Woodworth

2 July 1923–24 December 2012 (Age 89)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of James Robert

When James Robert Woodworth was born on 2 July 1923, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, William Henry Woodworth, was 35 and his mother, Maude Belle Daugherty, was 33. He lived in Castle Rock, Cowlitz, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 December 2012, in East Wenatchee, Douglas, Washington, United States, at the age of 89.

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Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside): possibly a habitational name from Wadworth in South Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wada + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James R Woodworth in household of William H Woodworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James R Woodworth in household of William H Woodworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Robert Woodworth, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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