29 June 1906–5 May 1985 (Age 78)
Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, United States
When James Ball Branton was born on 29 June 1906, in Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, United States, his father, Willie Walton Branton, was 34 and his mother, Lela Emma Ball, was 25. He married Edna Caroline Illert on 1 August 1931, in Valmeyer, Monroe, Illinois, United States. He lived in Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1985, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.
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