James Benjamin Flowers Jr.

22 August 1921–5 November 1978 (Age 57)
Texas, United States

The Life of James Benjamin

When James Benjamin Flowers Jr. was born on 22 August 1921, in Texas, United States, his father, James Benjamin "J. B." Flowers, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Taylor, was 29. He lived in Ward Nine, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He died on 5 November 1978, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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James Benjamin "J. B." Flowers
Ruth Taylor
Blanchie Dee Flowers
Annie L. Flowers
James Benjamin Flowers Jr.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 16

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Flower 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • J B Flowers in household of George Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J B Flowers, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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