James Madison Cass

6 October 1880–5 October 1946 (Age 66)
Coffee, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Madison

James Madison Cass was born on 6 October 1880, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States. He died on 5 October 1946, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 65.

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World Events (3)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 51

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an illfated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England.

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

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  • Samuel Madison Cass, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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