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||James Langor was born in 1954 in Champney's West, a small fishing community
on the shores of Trinity Bay on the east coast of Newfoundland. Shortly
after he was born, his family moved to Thoroughfare, Newfoundland, a small
fishing community on Random Island in Trinity Bay. James spent his first
three years in Thoroughfare until the town was resettled. At that time his
parents returned to Champney's West where they remained until James was
14 years old when that community was resettled to Catalina (James' story
of resettlement is included in this site under the theme of Events). James
finished high school in Catalina and continued his education at Memorial
University. Here he received a B.A. with an major in History and minors
in English and Religous Studies. James later completed a graduate degree
in Educational Administration in the Faculty of Educaiton at Memorial University.
He has been teaching for 23 years in a number of Newfoundland communities.
He is currently assigned to MacDonald Drive Junior High School in St. John's,
Newfoundland. James is a serious fly fisherman and operates a fly fishing
business where he ties flies and sells fly fishing equipment. He produces
fly art. Former United States President George Bush is the most famous recipient
of one of his pieces.