James Elvis Guinn

14 September 1917–8 February 2009 (Age 91)
Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of James Elvis

When James Elvis Guinn was born on 14 September 1917, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Dr Elvis Emmett Guinn, was 30 and his mother, Eva Dillingham, was 23. He married Heloise Jobe in 1936, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. He died on 8 February 2009, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.

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James Elvis Guinn
Heloise Jobe
Marriage: 1936

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Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McQuinn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Elvis Guinn IV in entry for Dr Guinn III, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James Elvis Guinn, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • James Elvis Guinn, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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