James William Gunther

25 March 1894–July 1971 (Age 77)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Gunther was born on 25 March 1894, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Daniel Gunther, was 32 and his mother, Sarah A McMullin, was 35. He had at least 1 daughter with Bertha Gunther. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Nebo, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Charleston, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died in July 1971, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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James William Gunther
Bertha Gunther
Thelma Jean Gunther

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    Thelma Jean Gunther


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

German and English: variant of Gunter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James W Gunter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Gunter in household of William D Gunter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willie Gunter in household of Wm D Gunter, "United States Census, 1900"

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