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. James C. Crow
(born 1789 - died 1856) The name behind Old Crow Bourbon, he is sometimes called the "Father of Bourbon." James was born and raised in Scotland, where he became a physician and chemist. He moved to Kentucky about 1825 and ended up working as a master distiller. Because of his training, he understood how the sour-mash process works and the importance of sanitation and using measuring devices, thus improving the quality and consistency of his employer's whiskey. He was also one of the first to age his whiskey before selling it. After his death, the distillery changed ownership several times, although his bourbon formula remained unchanged until the 1960's.
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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