James Thomas Gale

24 August 1917–15 February 1990 (Age 72)
Franklin, Greenlee, Arizona, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Gale was born on 24 August 1917, in Franklin, Greenlee, Arizona, United States, his father, Milo Thompson Gale, was 26 and his mother, Zylpha Merrill, was 20. He married Thaddie Eldiva Bourgeous on 1 December 1936, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 3, Greenlee, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 15 February 1990, in Mohave, Arizona, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mohave, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Gale
1917–1990
Jacquelyn Burnett Fredrick
1923–2015
Marriage: 4 November 1943
Janice Gale
1945–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1943
Lordsburg, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States
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    Janice Gale

    Female1945–2013Female

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a cheerful or boisterous person, from Middle English ga(i)le ‘jovial’, ‘rowdy’, from Old English gāl ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’, which was reinforced in Middle English by Old French gail. Compare Gail 2.2 English: from a Germanic personal name introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Gal(on). Two originally distinct names have fallen together in this form: one was a short form of compound names with the first element gail ‘cheerful’, ‘joyous’. Compare Gaillard , the other was a byname from the element walh ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a jailer, topographic name for someone who lived near the local jail, or nickname for a jailbird, from Old Northern French gaiole ‘jail’ (Late Latin caveola, a diminutive of classical Latin cavea ‘cage’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Thomas Gale in household of Milo Thompson Gale, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Thomas Gale in household of Milo Thompson Gale, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Gale, "United States Census, 1940"

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