James William Allan

3 May 1938–9 December 2013 (Age 75)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Allan was born on 3 May 1938, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, William Leland Allan, was 28 and his mother, Violet M Cooper, was 30. He died on 9 December 2013, in Grant, Brevard, Florida, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Leland Allan
1910–1972
Violet M Cooper
1908–2000
James William Allan
1938–2013

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 3

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Allen . This is the more common spelling of the name in Scotland and northern England; in Scotland it is often found as an English form of the Gaelic name McAllan ( see McAllen ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • James W Allan in household of William L Allan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James William Allan, "Find A Grave Index"

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