James Hansell Lewis

31 August 1913–10 August 2011 (Age 98)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Hansell

When James Hansell Lewis was born on 31 August 1913, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Herbert Tracy Lewis Sr., was 35 and his mother, Jennie G. Hansell, was 35. He died on 10 August 2011, in Egg Harbor City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Tracy Lewis Sr.
1878–1953
Jennie G. Hansell
1878–1964
Herbert T. Lewis Jr.
1908–2000
James Hansell Lewis
1913–2011
Robert Grier Hansell
1916–2011

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World Events (8)

1916

Age 3

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1940

Age 27

New Jersey contributed extensively to help the United States during World War II. Over 9% of all allied war-based construction contracts were handled in New Jersey, including aircraft carriers, battleships, destroyers, and other naval ships. In addition, almost 500,000 New Jersey residents enlisted in the war (roughly 10% of the state's population).

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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