James Robert Waddell

27 December 1949–2 January 2002 (Age 52)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Robert

James Robert Waddell was born on 27 December 1949, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. He died on 2 January 2002, at the age of 52.

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World Events (3)

1950

Age 1

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1950 · Start of the Korean War

Age 1

The Korean War was a civil war between North and South Korea. North Korea had support of China and the Soviet Union while South Korea gained support from the United States. The war broke out as a product of the Cold War because of the different ideologies that each side had for what government is. The fighting stopped when an armistice was signed but no peace treaty was ever established. To some the war is still progressing but it is in a stage of frozen conflict.
1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

Age 3

The atomic energy plant near Paduch, Kentucky was built in 1952. It produced enriched uranium and later nuclear fuel for commercial power plants.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Weddle .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived at the hill where woad grew, from Old English wād ‘woad’+ hyll ‘hill’, or a habitational name from a place so named, as for example Woodhill, Wiltshire.

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

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