James Robert Dooley

10 April 1918–1 November 2007 (Age 89)
Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States

The Life of James Robert

When James Robert Dooley was born on 10 April 1918, in Floydada, Floyd, Texas, United States, his father, William Roy Dooley, was 28 and his mother, Mamie Wood, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Anna Mae Hamilton. He lived in Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Floyd, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 2007, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States.

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James Robert Dooley
Anna Mae Hamilton
Marilyn Dooley

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    Marilyn Dooley


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    Walter Edward Dooley



    Dorothy Ann Dooley


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhlaoich ‘descendant of Dubhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + laoch ‘champion’, ‘hero’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J Robert Dooley in household of W Roy Dooley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James R Dooley in household of William R Dooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James R Dooley in household of William R Dooley, "United States Census, 1930"

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