James Henry McGee

Male9 January 1886–5 January 1960

Brief Life History of James Henry

When James Henry McGee was born on 9 January 1886, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Micajah "Keeve" McGee Jr., was 37 and his mother, Tennessee Keziah Cole, was 35. He married Lillian Berns in 1914, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 12, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 5 January 1960, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry McGee
1886–1960
Lillian Berns
1890–1960
Marriage: 1914
James Henry Mcgee Jr.
1915–1977
Marjorie Mcgee
1919–1920

Sources (13)

  • James H Mcgee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Henry Mcgee, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • James Henry Mcgee, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1914Wayne, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 8

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 20

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aoidh or Mag Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. See also McCoy .

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

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