James Alexander Wishart

2 September 1866–21 July 1943 (Age 76)
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Wishart was born on 2 September 1866, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, his father, Robert Alexander Wishart, was 28 and his mother, Jane or Jean Baird, was 23. He married Liza Bella Mclintock on 16 November 1897, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 July 1943, in Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 76.

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James Alexander Wishart
Liza Bella Mclintock
Marriage: 16 November 1897
Ann Bell Wishart
Jean Baird Wishart
Robert Alexander Wishart
William McLintock Wishart

Spouse and Children

16 November 1897
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom



    Jean Baird Wishart


    Robert Alexander Wishart


    William McLintock Wishart


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 13

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

The same with the old name Guiscard, in Hebrew R. Wiscard; from Old German wtsa-hart, strong leader. It is found Latinised Guiscardus.

Sources (2)

  • James Wishart, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
  • James Wishart, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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