James Dale Woods

13 September 1913–4 October 2003 (Age 90)
Iowa, United States

The Life of James Dale

When James Dale Woods was born on 13 September 1913, in Iowa, United States, his father, William P Woods, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth King, was 41. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 October 2003, at the age of 90, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Dale Woods
1913–2003
Betty Lipson
1915–2007

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William P Woods

    Male1868–Male

    Elizabeth King

    Female1871–Female

siblings

(11)

    Guy LeRoy Woods

    Male1891–1968Male

    Leona Woods

    Female1893–Female

    Burton Russell Woods

    Male1896–1981Male

    Female1899–1999Female

    Female1905–1984Female

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived in the woods ( see Wood ).2 Irish: English name adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ ( see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dale Woods in household of William P Woods, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Woods in household of William Woods, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James D Woods, "United States Census, 1940"

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