Louis B. James

1885–May 1970 (Age 85)
Aurora, Center Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Louis B.

When Louis B. James was born in 1885, in Aurora, Center Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, his father, Leonard A James, was 29 and his mother, Emmaline Buffington, was 28. He died in May 1970, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Leonard A James
Emmaline Buffington
David D James
Edith E James
Charles G James
Louis B. James
John William James
Edwin Arthur James

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 21
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 23
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name James. Introduced to England by the Normans, this is an Old French form of Late Latin Iacomus, a variant of Latin Iacobus, Greek Iakōbos, the New Testament rendering of Hebrew Ya‘aqob (see Jacob ). The medieval Latin (Vulgate) Bible distinguished between Old Testament Iacob (which was uninflected) and New Testament Iacobus (with inflections). The latter developed into James in medieval French. The distinction was carried over into the King James Bible of 1611, and Jacob and James remain as separate names in English usage. Most European languages, however, make no such distinction, so that forms such as French Jacques , stand for both the Old and the New Testament names. This surname is also very common among African Americans. Compare Jack .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Louis B James in household of Paul W Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis B James in household of Leonard A James, "United States Census, 1920"

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