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James Doohan

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Birth Name: James Doohan
Born: 03/03/1920
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
Death Place: Redmond, Washington, USA
Died: 07/20/2005

Born James Montgomery Doohan on March 3, 1920, in Vancouver, British Columbia to parents Sarah and William Doohan - the latter a veterinarian, pharmacist and dentist - he later relocated with his family to Sarnia, Ontario. There, Doohan enrolled at the Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School, where he excelled in science and mathematics. According to later accounts, his family suffered terrible abuse from his alcoholic father, leading the teenaged Doohan to enroll in the 102nd Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps in an effort to escape his unhappy home. With the start of World War II, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Artillery. Adept and intelligent, Doohan quickly rose in rank to capta... Continue Bio >>



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