James Cecil Lowe

Brief Life History of James Cecil

When James Cecil Lowe was born on 28 January 1937, in Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, Wiley Adam Lowe, was 37 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Truitt or Treutt, was 26. He lived in Nantahala Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 9 July 1967, in Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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Wiley Adam Lowe
Mary Elizabeth Truitt or Treutt
Fannie Burr Lowe
Kyle James Lowe
Nora Magdalene Lowe
Joyce Geneve Lowe
James Cecil Lowe
Cecil Verlon Lowe

Sources (6)

  • J C Lowe in household of Wiley Lowe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

World Events (8)


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

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 and Scottish: variant of Low .

German (Löwe) and Danish (Løwe): from Middle High German lēwe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a lion. It is also found in Sweden. Compare Loewe 1, Lau , Lave , and Lurvey .

Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): artificial name from German Löwe ‘lion’.

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

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