James Jerome Jansen

17 February 1936–30 March 2002 (Age 66)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of James Jerome

When James Jerome Jansen was born on 17 February 1936, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, John Godfrey Jansen, was 37 and his mother, Vera C Wolfe, was 24. He lived in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States in 1940 and Northern Light, Saskatchewan, Canada in 2000. He died on 30 March 2002, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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John Godfrey Jansen
Vera C Wolfe
Richard Jansen
George Jansen
Rose Marie Jansen
Roy Jansen
James Jerome Jansen

Parents and Siblings





    George Jansen


    Rose Marie Jansen


    Roy Jansen


World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1952 · United Nations is Headquartered in New York City

Age 16

The United Nations was officially organized on October 24, 1945 with representatives from 50 countries. New York City became the permanent Headquarters of the United Nations in 1952.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James J Janlsen in household of John G Janlsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Jansen in entry for Mr Richard J Jansen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James J Jansen, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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