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James Edward Dougherty
Birth: Apr. 12, 1921
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2005
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA

First husband of Marilyn Monroe. They married on June 19, 1942. He was in the Merchant Marines, and was sent to the South Pacific in 1944. They were divorced in June of 1946. He later worked for the Los Angeles Police Department for 25 years. When he retired in 1974 he moved to Phoenix, Arizona. He later lived in Maine where he taught at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. He was married three times. He had three children with his second wife. He was married to his third wife for 32 years. She died in 2003. He died of complications from Leukemia. 
Family links: 
  Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962)
  Rita Lorraine Lambert Dougherty (1925 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
1901 EDGAR L. LAMBERT 1993 //
1903 LAURA A. MERCIER 1998 //
1925 RITA L. DOUGHERTY 2003 //

Saint Peters Cemetery
Androscoggin County
Maine, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 989
Created by: GraveGirl
Record added: Aug 19, 2005
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James Edward Dougherty
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James Edward Dougherty
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Jim, it was great working with you at the LAPD pistol range in WLA; you took me under your wing, you taught me "old school" trick shots and you sent me on my way to become a Pistol Team member. RIP old buddy, you are sincerely remembered.
- Fred
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015

- Trisha W.
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015
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- L Nystrom
 Added: Jun. 1, 2015
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