James Duke Mason

10/27/2017 – James Duke Mason – 11th Annual “Fred & Jason’s Halloweenie” Charity Event Benefiting Alive Music Project and Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles – Arrivals – California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 27, 1992

Ethnicity: English, one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

James Duke Mason is an American writer and LGBTQ activist.

He is the son of singer, musician, and author Belinda Carlisle and politician, film producer, and actor Morgan Mason. His father was born in California, to British parents.

James’ paternal grandfather was actor James Mason (the son of John Mason and Mabel Hattersley Gaunt). James’s grandfather James was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. John was a wealthy textile merchant, and was the son of George Simpson Mason and Ann Wilkinson. Mabel was the daughter of Joseph Shaw Gaunt and Emily Hattersley.

James’ paternal grandmother was actress, author, and screenwriter Pamela Mason, also known as Pamela Kellino (born Pamela Helen Ostrer; the daughter of Isidore/Isadore Ostrer and Helen Dorothy Spear-Morgan). Pamela was born in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, England. Isidore was a financier and film producer, who was born in London, England, to Polish Jewish parents, Nathan Ostrer and Francesca/Fanny. Helen was British.

James’ maternal grandfather was Harold Earl Carlisle (the son of Patrick Hurley Carlisle and Elvia Leona Johnson). Harold was born in Mississippi. Patrick was the son of Perry E. Carlisle and Martha Jane Williams. Elvia was the daughter of Richard Pina Johnson and Sallie Anne Morse.

James’ maternal grandmother was Joanne Margaret Thompson (the daughter of Roy J. Thompson and Ruth Jeanette Rook). Ruth was the daughter of William Franklin Rook and Josephine Levina Onions, whose grandparents were all English.

Source: Genealogy of James Duke Mason – https://www.geni.com

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