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:
|Edward James Olmos
(born February 24, 1947) American actor, probably best known for his TV role as Lt. Castillo on "Miami Vice" and as Jaime Escalante in the movie "Stand and Deliver" (which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor). Olmos grew up in East Los Angeles; in his 20's he performed as a singer in several Sunset Strip clubs including Gazzarri's and The Factory. His big break was a role in the Broadway play "Zoot Suit," for which he received a Tony nomination. Olmos is also noted for stimulating community action after the Los Angeles Riots of 1992, when he brought a broom and began physically cleaning up the area –- one man doing something to help heal the wounds, inspiring others to join him.
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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