James Dougherty



Age: 84


Summary: retired Los Angeles detective and first husband of Norma Jean Baker before she went off to Hollywood and became Marilyn Monroe who married the 16-year-old future screen legend in 1942 before he went to sea as a merchant mariner and later worked for the LAPD for 25 years as a detective and trainer of the department's first Special Weapons & Tactics group.



Cause of Death: Leukemia


Born: April 12, 1921


Died: August 15, 2005


Location: San Rafael, California