Thomas Ambrose Winner

13 November 1910–7 January 1988 (Age 77)
Perry, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas Ambrose

When Thomas Ambrose Winner was born on 13 November 1910, in Perry, Dallas, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Herbert Winner, was 38 and his mother, Gertrude Mary Jeffrey, was 32. He married Martha Louise Petersen on 2 November 1940, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 January 1988, in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ambrose Winner
Martha Louise Petersen
Marriage: 2 November 1940
Thomas Ambrose Winner Jr.

Spouse and Children

2 November 1940
Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Herbert Winner


    Gertrude Mary Jeffrey




    Mary Angelia Winner


    Herbert Adrian Winner


    Walter Ignatius Winner


    Charles Paul Winner



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norfolk): unexplained.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wiener .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tomas F Winner in household of Charles H Winner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas A Winner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Ambrose Winner, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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