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Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
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History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James B. Stockdale
(born December 23, 1923 – died July 5, 2005) American fighter pilot and Navy Vice Admiral who spent seven and a half years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, including four years in solitary confinement. In 1964, he led the first American airstrike into North Vietnam; the next year, he became the senior Naval aviator taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Stockdale encouraged his fellow prisoners to defy their captors. He received a Medal of Honor in 1976, three years after his release. Following his retirement from the Navy in 1979, he spent fifteen years as a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, a think tank. He graduated from Annapolis in 1947.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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