Mr James Donald Turner

1929–1993 (Age 63)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Donald

When Mr James Donald Turner was born on 28 March 1929, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Ralph J Turner, was 26 and his mother, Lulu Blanche Fortner, was 30. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1993. He died on 4 January 1993, in Greenville, Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Beamsville, Darke, Ohio, United States.

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Ralph J Turner
Lulu Blanche Fortner
Mr James Donald Turner

Parents & Siblings

  • Ralph J Turner


  • Lulu Blanche Fortner




World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Donald James Turner in household of Clara E Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Donald Turner, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
  • James D Turner, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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