James Rintoul

15 October 1893–16 June 1965 (Age 71)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Rintoul was born on 15 October 1893, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Rintoul, was 27 and his mother, Agnes Martin, was 22. He married Margaret Weir Condie on 5 December 1919, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Detroit Ward 4, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 16 June 1965, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 71.

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James Rintoul
Margaret Weir Condie
Marriage: 5 December 1919

Spouse and Children

5 December 1919
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Rintoul





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 4

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a farm near Milnathort in Kinrossshire. The etymology of the place name is obscure.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Rintoul, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Rintoul, "Michigan, Eastern and Western Districts, Naturalization Records, 1837-1993"
  • James Rintoul in household of Alexander Rintoul, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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