James Dougherty
James Dougherty
James Edward Dougherty was an American policeman who rose to fame for being the first husband of Marilyn Monroe.
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4 Breakups That Changed History
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Weird to say it, but breakups are our thing. And as it turns out, we're not the only ones fascinated with them. From ancient Greek mythology to modern day celebs, big breakups have fascinated us mere mortals for centuries. Discover our favorite historical dramas and revel in the fact that your breakup didn't start a war (or several). Helen of Troy and Various Suitors Though not strictly breakups, (Runaways? Kidnappings?) the mythology surrounding Helen's shenanigans are famous. Helen was a) gorgeous and b) a daughter of Zeus. Theseus, another child of the gods, felt he deserved only the best. Isn't that how it always starts? His solution was to kidnap Helen and leave her with his mom. Theseus went off to help his buddy kidnap Persephone, wife of Hades. That obviously didn't go well. Hades trapped them, and Helen's brothers, Castor and Pollux, brought her home to Sparta. But that's only round one of Helen's woes! Round two included a TON of royal suitors who competed for Helen's ...
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Lonely Planet: Top Marilyn Monroe Sights Across The US
Huffington Post - over 4 years
What a story. Born Norma Jean Baker as the illegitimate daughter of a poor woman with mental illness, passing her youth in foster homes and orphanages, then marrying a future-cop neighbor at age 16 who frowned on her modelling, leaving him and becoming Playboy's first centerfold in 1953, then making 29 movies (and these sad poems), all turning her, Marilyn Monroe, into the world's greatest star. And then she was gone, at age 36. "I never knew Marilyn Monroe," her first husband James Dougherty said after her death. "I knew Norma Jean. They were two different people." Marilyn, and Norma Jean, died 50 years ago on August 5. Marilyn fan clubs are hosting plenty of events around LA in early August, including a pool party, bus tours of her sites and a 50th anniversary memorial ceremony. The biggie though is the August 4 luncheon at 20th Century Fox, where many of her films were made. The $75 luncheon gives you the rare opportunity of a lot tour too. If you're interested ...
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Marilyn Monroe: 25 Things You Didn't Know About The Late Actress
Moviefone Blog - over 4 years
It's hard to imagine a star whose life has been examined more relentlessly than that of Marilyn Monroe. Monroe has had every detail of her life -- her Dickensian childhood, her brief but unforgettable movie career, her liaisons with famous men, her mysterious death 50 years ago this week (on August 5, 1962) -- picked over by biographers and novelists, reporters and FBI agents, filmmakers and fans. And yet there is still plenty about Monroe that isn't common knowledge. Here are some details that even dedicated Monroephiles may not know, facts that only add to our continuing fascination with pop culture's most durable sex symbol. 1. Monroe's first marriage, to neighbor James Dougherty when she was 16, took place as a means of keeping her from being sent back to a state-run orphanage after one of her many foster families could no longer care for her. 2. In an early modeling gig, at an agricultural festival in Castroville, California, Monroe was named the state's first-ever Artichoke ...
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Michelle Morgan: PHOTOS: New Images Of Marilyn Monroe
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Marilyn Monroe: Private and Confidential tells the actress's story in a way never done before; by revealing the real person behind the image through talking to over 100 friends, family, co-workers and fans. The book reveals never-before-known facts and stories, such as the time she spent in the orphanage, which details what everyday life was like for not just Norma Jeane but for the other children too. By using old newspaper articles, memories from other children who lived at the home, and rare letters and photographs, I have pieced together what happened on an average day, including what the children ate; who came to entertain them, and even what the orphanage hairdresser was called! Marilyn Monroe fell in love with a young man called Bill Pursel when she was just out of her first marriage with James Dougherty. They spent so much time together that Bill found himself in Norma Jeane's house the day she came home from her first screen test. He even heard what she thought ...
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Westfield High School Class of 2012
Centreville Patch - over 4 years
Westfield High School held its commencement ceremony for the class of 2012 on June 18th at the Patriot Center in Fairfax.  The following students graduated Monday:   First Name Middle Last Name Helenna Abbira Aabeddin Hanan Ali Abdirahman Syed Muhammad Abuzar Arianna Marie Ackman Abrar Elnour Adam James Jordan Adams Anand   Adhikari Michael Sta Cruz Agcaoili Antonio Alexander Aguilar Escalante Jeremias Villarreal Aguillon Afua   Agyemang Nazir   Ahmadi Omar Mohamed Ahmed Hayley Rachel Ake Omar   Al-Awadhi Sophia   Alam Andrew Arthur Alberter Mikias Negussie Alemu Jason Michael Alger ...
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Documents: 2 Pa. cardinals kept accused priest on job; doctor called him pedophile, time bomb
Fox News - almost 5 years
Two Roman Catholic archbishops moved a troubled priest to new parishes despite dire warnings he was having sex with minors, according to church documents read in a Philadelphia court Tuesday. Cardinal John Krol of Philadelphia assigned the late Rev. Peter Dunne to a suburban Warminster parish in 1987, a year after a therapist warned about any access to children. And Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua sent Dunne to a northeast Philadelphia parish in 1989 — after a church therapist had diagnosed him as a pedophile and ticking time bomb. Defense lawyers for Monsignor William Lynn noted that at least three other top aides at the archdiocese knew of the diagnosis. Yet Dunne refused requests to seek laicization, and remained an active priest until his 1994 retirement — and a priest until the day he died, in 2010. Lynn, 61, the former secretary for clergy, has pleaded not guilty to child-endangerment and conspiracy charges. No other ...
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Answering the bell - Gettysburg Times
Google News - over 5 years
York Catholic found more success through the air, as first-year quarterback James Dougherty went 10-for-17 for 117 yards, though he also threw two interceptions. Patrick Montgomery was his favorite target with five catches for 88 yards
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CUMMINGS v. BUDGET TANK REMOVAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, LLC - Leagle.com
Google News - over 5 years
The respondents are James Dougherty and Paul Sauvage (Dougherty). Their dispute arose from work Budget performed for Dougherty in the spring of 2008. Dougherty wanted to build a commercial building on the site of an old gas station
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Town candidates collect ballot lines - Shelter Island Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
In other political news, the New York League of Conservation Voters this week endorsed James Dougherty for re-election, praising him for his work as chairman of the Open Space Committee and as founding chairman of the board of the Peconic BayKeeper
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Town candidates collect ballot lines - Shelter Island Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
In other political news, the New York League of Conservation Voters last week endorsed James Dougherty for re-election, praising him for his work as chairman of the Open Space Committee and as founding chairman of the board of the Peconic BayKeeper
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Town Board: Gitlin says he asks for nothing the law does not allow - Shelter Island Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
Supervisor James Dougherty said the Town Board was not bound by “anything that happened in the past” and would discuss the case at its work session on Tuesday afternoon. He commented at the end of the hearing that he hadn't heard “the hardship yet”
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Cop Shop: Device helps cops keep their cool - Delaware County Daily Times
Google News - over 5 years
Speaking at a recent Ridley Township Board of Commissioners meeting, Vice President Dave White said Sgt. James Dougherty and Officer Robert Dukes were given descriptions of a getaway vehicle, with two occupants. When Dougherty caught up with a vehicle
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Charges after campground fight - Shore News Today
Google News - over 5 years
Anthony Matrone, 56, of Pottstown, Pa., and Christopher Dougherty, 37, and James Dougherty, 49, both of Philadelphia, face simple assault charges. DeLucia said the report indicated there was a weapon involved, but didn't know what weapon was used
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Thursday's Sentinel police log - Carlisle Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
James Dougherty, 42, and Phillip Flaherty, 19, both of Carlisle, were charged with harassment following an altercation at 5:30 pm July 28 on Mare Road, Lower Frankford County. Police say Flaherty attempted to elbow Dougherty, and Dougherty grabbed
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No Shelter Island workers file for unemployment - Newsday (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
But not Shelter Island. No one filed an unemployment claim this year, so there were no extra charges to be paid. “We got the news from ADP [the firm that handles payroll for the town],” Supervisor James Dougherty told the town board at its Friday
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Burglars steal jewellery worth £50000 from Epsom home - Epsom Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
James Dougherty, of Epsom CID, said: "The victim and her family are totally devastated by this invasion of their privacy and violation by those responsible for this burglary. "The items stolen during this burglary are all of very high quality and are
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LIFE ON THE OTHER SIDE - Express.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
I pronounced it as best I could and when Marilyn's first husband James Dougherty, who was filming with us, stared at me, I explained: “It's in the tiles above the entryway. It means something like 'Everyone is welcome here'
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of James Dougherty
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2005
    Age 83
    Dougherty died on August 15, 2005 in Marin, California of complications related to leukemia.
    More Details Hide Details He was 84 years old.
  • 2004
    Age 82
    Dougherty was also featured in a 2004 documentary, called Marilyn's Man.
    More Details Hide Details On 7 August 2008, a Maine judge, who found that "substantial fraud" had occurred, ordered documentary producer Schani Krug to repay more than $500,000 and interest to Dougherty's heirs and investors in the documentary. Lawyers said Krug spent investors' money on himself and injured parties never received promised proceeds from the documentary.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1974
    Age 52
    In 1974, Dougherty married a third time, to Rita Lambert. The couple relocated to her native Maine, settling in Sabattus. They were married until her death in 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He was noted to have become more outspoken about his relationship with Monroe after marrying Lambert. In 1997, Dougherty commented: "I love her, but I'm not in love with her. There's a lot of difference between loving someone and being in love."
  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 34
    In a 1956 interview, however, she confessed to having attempted suicide during the marriage and stated that she felt trapped and bored by Dougherty, even blaming their marriage on her foster mother.
    More Details Hide Details Dougherty maintained in his books that he didn't mind if she modeled. Conversely, his sister wrote in the December 1952 issue of Modern Screen Magazine that he left Norma Jeane because she decided to pursue modeling, and he didn't like the attention it created. He told Lifetime's "Intimate Portrait" that he cut off her monthly allotment when he was served with divorce papers; To Norma Jeane with Love also references this.
  • 1953
    Age 31
    In To Norma Jeane with Love, Dougherty wrote that they were in love but dreams of stardom lured her away. She always maintained theirs was a marriage of convenience. She was furious when he told Photoplay in 1953 she threatened to jump off the Santa Monica Pier if he left her.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1950
    Age 28
    He was one of the police officers who held back the crowd at the premiere of Monroe's 1950 movie, The Asphalt Jungle, although she was never present at the event herself.
    More Details Hide Details Dougherty later appeared on To Tell the Truth as "Marilyn Monroe's real first husband." During his CNN appearance, Dougherty informed Larry King that an LAPD officer, Jack Clemmons, called him only minutes after he found Monroe dead. According to To Norma Jeane with Love, he explains that when New York Times asked him to comment on her death, Dougherty replied: "I'm sorry," and continued his LAPD patrol.
  • 1947
    Age 25
    Dougherty's second marriage was to Patricia Scoman in 1947, when he joined the LAPD. They had three daughters Cheryl Ann Dougherty (born 1947), Vivian Kathleen Dougherty (born 1950),and Mary Irene Doughtery (born 1952). The couple divorced in 1972.
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  • 1946
    Age 24
    She filed for divorce in Las Vegas, Nevada, while he was in Shanghai, China; it was finalized on September 13, 1946.
    More Details Hide Details In To Norma Jeane With Love, Dougherty stated he was so depressed after his breakup with Monroe that he considered taking his own life, but he could not bear the thought of his mother finding his body.
  • 1944
    Age 22
    He was ordered to boot camp on Santa Catalina Island, California, then sent overseas in 1944.
    More Details Hide Details Norma Jeane started to work for Radioplane Company where she was included in a series of morale-boosting photographs, launching her career as a model and actress. She moved out of her mother-in-law's home and stopped writing to Dougherty.
  • 1943
    Age 21
    In 1943, Dougherty joined the United States Merchant Marine.
    More Details Hide Details Prior to that he worked with Robert Mitchum in a defense plant.
  • 1942
    Age 20
    On June 19, 1942, Dougherty and Monroe married at the home of Chester Howell in Los Angeles.
    More Details Hide Details Since they met, she affectionately nicknamed him "Jimmie."
  • TEENAGE
  • 1938
    Age 16
    He attended Van Nuys High School, graduating in 1938 alongside Jane Russell, where he was active in theater and a member of the football team.
    More Details Hide Details Dougherty was married three times. His first marriage was to Marilyn Monroe. While working part-time and living with his parents, Dougherty met Monroe (then known by her birth name of Norma Jeane Baker) when she was 15 and he was 20. They began dating. Monroe's foster family was moving away and couldn't take Monroe with them, so her foster mother suggested that Dougherty marry the underage Monroe, who otherwise may have had to return to an orphanage. In a later interview with the A&E Network, he told that his own mother also wanted him to marry Monroe.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1921
    Born
    Born on April 12, 1921.
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