James Wayne McWhorter Jr.

27 January 1938–4 March 2011 (Age 73)
Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States

The Life of James Wayne

When James Wayne McWhorter Jr. was born on 27 January 1938, in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Wayne McWhorter, was 33 and his mother, Fern Morris, was 23. He died on 4 March 2011, at the age of 73.

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James Wayne McWhorter
Fern Morris
James Wayne McWhorter Jr.

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World Events (8)

1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 1

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 20

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and northern Irish McWhirter .

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

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  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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