James Woodard

1 December 1905–13 February 2013 (Age 107)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of James

When James Woodard was born on 1 December 1905, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Dennis Woodard, was 40 and his mother, Julia Hoskins, was 20. He lived in Beat 4, Panola, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Water Valley, Yalobusha, Mississippi, United States in 2001. He died on 13 February 2013, at the age of 107.

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Dennis Woodard
Julia Hoskins
Reanna Woodard
Zettie Woodard
Moody Woodard
Dan W Woodard
James Woodard
Carl Hinbit Woodard
Jessie Woodard
Lela Mae Woodward
Gracie Woodard

Parents and Siblings

    Dennis Woodard






    Dan W Woodard



    Carl Hinbit Woodard


    Jessie Woodard


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 2

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 30

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Woodward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olai Janis Woodard in household of Dennis Woodard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Woodard, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • James Woodard, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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