James Douglas Turner

1906–1967 (Age 61)
Hughes Springs, Cass, Texas, United States

The Life of James Douglas

When James Douglas Turner was born on 17 March 1906, in Hughes Springs, Cass, Texas, United States, his father, Ennis Walton Turner, was 24 and his mother, Beulah May Guthrie, was 21. He had at least 1 daughter with Mary Alice Vogt. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Cass, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 7 July 1967, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 61.

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James Douglas Turner
Mary Alice Vogt
Mary Jean Turner

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Ennis Walton Turner


  • Beulah May Guthrie




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Douglas Turner in household of Ennis W Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Douglas Turner in household of Ennis Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Douglas J Turner in household of Ennis W Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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