James R. Jordan, Sr.

James R. Jordan, Sr.

Born Jul 31, 1936
Died Jul 23, 1993
Death Place Lumberton, North ...
Nationality American

James Raymond Jordan, Sr. was the father of the basketball superstar Michael Jordan and Army Command Sergeant Major James R. Jordan, Jr. , and the grandfather of University of Central Florida players Jeffrey Jordan and Marcus Jordan. A life-long baseball fan, Jordan had played a large role in inspiring his son Michael to become an athlete.… Read More

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1936 Birth James Jordan was born in Wallace, North Carolina on July 31, 1936.


1956 19 Years Old He met Deloris Peoples after a basketball game in Wallace, North Carolina, in 1956. … Read More


1963 26 Years Old However, in 1963 he and his family moved to Brooklyn, NY in order for James to study hydraulics and become a mechanic specializing in automatic transmissions. … Read More


1993 56 Years Old 1 More Event
James Jordan was buried at Rockfish AME Church in Teachey, North Carolina, on August 15, 1993. … Read More
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