Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
Southern California AIHA; industrial hygiene professionals
William Beaumont Family
Genealogy includes Dr. William Beaumont, first U.S. physiologist.
Border Clan Scott
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 "Jim" Love Barksdale
(born January 24, 1943) Best known for being President and CEO of Netscape Communications Corp. from January 1995 until it merged with America Online in March 1999; he is considered one of the Internet's most influential people, helping to define its standards. Previously worked at Federal Express, where he helped create the first computer system able to track millions of packages. After FedEx, he was President/CEO of McCaw Cellular Telephone, America's largest cellphone network; when it merged with AT&T, he became the first CEO of AT&T Wireless Services in September 1994. In 1996, Barksdale was named "Person of the Year" by PC Magazine. In February 2000, Barksdale donated $100 million for literacy programs in his home state of Mississippi. Currently President and CEO of Barksdale Management Corporation; and a General Partner of the Barksdale Group, a venture capital firm that he co-founded in April 1999.
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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