James Russell Reents

26 September 1931–17 September 2007 (Age 76)
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States

The Life of James Russell

When James Russell Reents was born on 26 September 1931, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, his father, John Joseph Reents, was 28 and his mother, Hazel M. Kranz, was 27. He died on 17 September 2007, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.

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John Joseph Reents
Hazel M. Kranz
Donald J Reents
Harold Lloyd Reents
Howard Leslie Reents
James Russell Reents

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 20

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

Frisian and North German: patronymic from a personal name formed with Rein- (from Germanic ragin ‘advice’, ‘counsel’).

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

Sources (3)

  • James Reents in household of John Reents, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James R. Reents, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Russell Reents, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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