United States Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA.
Wife: Julia McCann (m. 1904, one son, one daughter)
Son: James, Jr.
University: BS, University of Kentucky
University: MS, University of Kentucky (1906)
Professor: Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada at Reno (1903-17)
Administrator: Dean, College of Engineering, University of Nevada at Reno (1914-17)
US Senator, Nevada (7-Dec-1942 to 23-Jun-1945, his death)
US Congressman, Nevada (4-Mar-1933 to 7-Dec-1942, resigned)
Nevada State Journal Owner, Editor, and Publisher (1927-32)
Governor of Nevada (1923-27)
Nevada State Official Public Service Commissioner (1919-23)
Nevada State Official State Water Engineer of Nevada (1917-23)