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:
|Dr. Arthur G. James
(born March 14, 1912 - died October 22, 2001) American physician and leading cancer specialist. He trained at what is now Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York City, then one of the few U.S. hospitals devoted solely to cancer patients. Upon returning to his home state of Ohio in 1947, he realized there were no cancer centers between New York and Texas, and began thinking of one. In 1954, Dr. James became medical director of the Columbus Cancer Clinic, which was founded in 1921 as the nation's first free cancer detection clinic; he was its medical director for 35 years. In 1990 the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital admitted its first patients; in 2013, it was again named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation.
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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