James Andrew Stamey

Brief Life History of James Andrew

When James Andrew Stamey was born on 3 February 1913, in Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, United States, his father, William Henry Stamey, was 30 and his mother, Jane Thomason, was 29. He married Hazel Thelma Whaley on 22 March 1930, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Little River, Cherokee, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 15 November 2001, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Columbia Center, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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James Andrew Stamey
Mary Lou Rogers
Marriage: 3 June 1933
Louina Stamey

Sources (10)

  • James A Stamey, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Andrew Stamey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • James A Stamey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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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.

1917 · The Cleveland Metro Parks

The vision of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park came from William Albert Stinchcomb when he was appointed chief engineer of the City Parks Department. The Parks are a system of nature preserved parks encircling the city. It is unofficially referred to as the Emerald Necklace, because of the ring of green around the city. It is home to over 300 miles of trails as well as nature education centers, golf courses, and a zoo. Today the site gets over 18 million visitors a year with varying amenities and geographical features.

1936 · The Great Lakes Exposition

Also known as the World's Fair of 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition was held along the shore of Lake Erie. It commemorated the centennial of Cleveland's incorporation as a city. It was designed after the Chicago World's Fair and exposed visitors to the cultures of other countries, celebrated industry, and promoted local businesses. Overall, the Fair drew in 11 million visitors during its two season run.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained.

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

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