James Klein Phillips

Brief Life History of James Klein

When James Klein Phillips was born on 9 November 1896, in Alabama, United States, his father, John Henry Phillips, was 27 and his mother, Julia Matilda Culpepper, was 24. He married Belle Adelaide Fuller on 1 August 1937, in Hendry, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Election Precinct 12 Bacon Level, Randolph, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 1, Putnam, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 2 November 1965, in Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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James Klein Phillips
Belle Adelaide Fuller
Marriage: 1 August 1937
William Lewis Phillips
William Lewis Phillips

Sources (14)

  • James Klein Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J Klein Philips, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Kline Phillips, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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