James John Alexander

1910–1950 (Age 39)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of James John

When James John Alexander was born on 14 June 1910, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, John Alexander, was 37 and his mother, Mary Catherine Richards, was 42. He married Aileen Catherine Kilkenny on 28 July 1943, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. He died about 1950, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James John Alexander
1910–1950
Aileen Catherine Kilkenny
1925–1984
Marriage: 28 July 1943

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 July 1943
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1873–1949Male

  • Mary Catherine Richards

    Female1867–1937Female

siblings

(5)

  • Ruby May Alexander

    Female1897–Female

  • Gerald Alexander

    Male1899–1899Male

  • Agnes Cameron Alexander

    Female1900–1900Female

  • Alonzo Alexander

    Male1908–Male

  • Male1910–1950Male

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 13

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found in many other cultures: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant ‘repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)’, from alexein ‘to repel’ + andros, genitive of anēr ‘man’. Its popularity in the Middle Ages was due mainly to the Macedonian conqueror, Alexander the Great ( 356–323 bc )—or rather to the hero of the mythical versions of his exploits that gained currency in the so-called Alexander Romances. The name was also borne by various early Christian saints, including a patriarch of Alexandria ( ad c.250–326 ), whose main achievement was condemning the Arian heresy. The Gaelic form of the personal name is Alasdair, which has given rise to a number of Scottish and Irish patronymic surnames, for example Mc Allister . Alexander is a common forename in Scotland, often representing an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name. In North America the form Alexander has absorbed many cases of cognate names from other languages, for example Spanish Alejandro , Italian Alessandro , Greek Alexandropoulos, Russian Aleksandr, etc. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .) It has also been adopted as a Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Alexander in household of John Alexander, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James J Alexander in household of John Alexander, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John J Alexander in household of John Alexander, "United States Census, 1920"

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