James Letcher

23 December 1945–17 July 2009 (Age 63)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James

James Letcher was born on 23 December 1945, in Kentucky, United States. He died on 17 July 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 63.

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James Letcher
1945–2009
Judy Mitchell Letcher

Spouse and Children

    Male1945–2009Male

    Judy Mitchell Letcher

    FemaleFemale

World Events (3)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 2

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established

Age 2

The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

Age 7

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 English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from Old English læcc, læce ( see Leach ) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 English: unflattering nickname for a lecher, Middle English lech(o)ur (Old French leceor). Reaney comments: ‘The surname is rare, probably usually disguised as Leger ’.3 German (Letscher): habitational name for someone from Letsch, near Bensberg, Rhineland, or various other places such as Letsche, Letschin, Letschow, etc. See also Letsch .

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

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