Stagg, James

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Stagg, James Gender: M
James Martin Stagg
born on 30 June 1900 at 01:20 (= 01:20 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 07°47' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°01 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 29°14'

James Stagg


Scottish meteorologist in the Met Office attached to the Royal Air Force during the Second World War who notably persuaded General Dwight D. Eisenhower to change the date of the Allied invasion of Europe from 5 to 6 June 1944.

Stagg later worked as director of services at the Meteorological Office until 1960. In 1959 he was elected President of the Royal Meteorological Society.

Stagg married Elizabeth Nancy Kidner in 1940 and they had two sons. He died on 23 June 1975 at age 74 in Seaford, Sussex, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record from National Records of Scotland [1].


  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Peter Kidner Stagg, rugby union player)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Meteorologist)