James Howard Wiseman

4 August 1879–3 July 1933 (Age 53)
Port-Daniel, Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of James Howard

When James Howard Wiseman was born on 4 August 1879, in Port-Daniel, Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada, his father, George Alfred Wiseman, was 20 and his mother, Ellen Dea, was 20. He married Helena Byers Dow on 10 November 1915, in Montreal, Communauté urbaine de Montréal, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He immigrated to United States in 1899 and lived in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1930. He died on 3 July 1933, in East Farms, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Almo, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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James Howard Wiseman
Helena Byers Dow
Marriage: 10 November 1915
Addison Wyman Wiseman
Harold James Wiseman
Kenneth Dow Wiseman
Alan Howard Wiseman

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
Age 2
Historical Boundaries 1881: Cassia, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Cassia, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 17
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for a wise man, from Wise + man ‘man’.2 Americanized spelling of German Weismann .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Howarg G Wiseman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Wiseman in household of George Wiseman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Howard J Wiseman, "United States Census, 1920"

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