James Leroy Puckett

Male3 January 1940–8 March 1980

Brief Life History of James Leroy

When James Leroy Puckett was born on 3 January 1940, in Melrose Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Victor Eugene Puckett, was 27 and his mother, Lucille Anna Pearson, was 27. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 8 March 1980, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Willwood Burial Park, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Victor Eugene Puckett
Lucille Anna Pearson
Richard Puckett
Donald Eugene Puckett
James Leroy Puckett
Barbara Ellen Puckett

Sources (13)

  • James Puckett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James Leroy Puckett, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"
  • James Puckett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1945 · Freedoms of the Air

Age 5

The primary goal of  the Chicago Convention was to establish the International Civil Aviation Organization. This organization establishes the rules of airspace, aircraft registration and safety, and details the rights of the signatories in relation to air travel. The Convention has since been revised eight times.

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 11

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English (Dorset): variant of Pockett, from Middle English poket, pouket, a borrowing of Anglo-Norman French po(u)quet, Old French pochet ‘small sack, bag, or pouch’, perhaps given to a maker of such articles.

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

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