James Penrose Forbes Burness Jr.

10 April 1922–23 January 1989 (Age 66)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of James Penrose Forbes

When James Penrose Forbes Burness Jr. was born on 10 April 1922, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, his father, James Penrose Forbes Burness, was 24 and his mother, Gladys Mary Steele, was 21. He lived in Klamath Falls, Klamath, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 23 January 1989, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 66.

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James Penrose Forbes Burness
Gladys Mary Steele
James Penrose Forbes Burness Jr.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Burns 2.

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

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  • James Burness in household of James Burness, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James P Burness Jr. in household of James P Burness, "United States Census, 1930"

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