James was born September 19, 1950 in Calcutta. Graduated B.B.A. at the University of Georgia, his studies interrupted by four years' service in U. S. Navy, during which he was awarded the Sikorsky medal for saving the lives of two airmen crashed at sea.
He married Selena Fay Jones (born April 15, 1960) on September 29, 1989. The have one daughter, Jillian Victoria, born December 19, 1991.
Reprinted from: Lidderdale, Halliday Adair, The Descendants of John Lidderdale 1783-1845, 1988 unpublished manuscript.
Joan Lidderdale (age 30) with children June Kennard (8), Jacqueline Lidderdale (2), and James Lidderdale (1) arrived in the port of Tilbury, England, on March 11, 1951 on the S.S. Stratheden from Bombay via Sydney, Australia.
Source: The U.K. National Archives (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/), The Moving Here catalogue record No. BT 26/1272/2328 (http://www.movinghere.org.uk/search/catalogue.asp?RecordID=47407).