Claude Alfred Thompson

8 April 1903–7 December 1979 (Age 76)
Chapin, Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Claude Alfred

When Claude Alfred Thompson was born on 8 April 1903, in Chapin, Morgan, Illinois, United States, his father, James Lincoln Thompson, was 25 and his mother, Emma Delilah Bridgman, was 17. He married Anna May Elliott on 20 June 1928, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 7 December 1979, in Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Claude Alfred Thompson
Anna May Elliott
Marriage: 20 June 1928
James Lee Thompson
Richard Roy Thompson

Spouse and Children

20 June 1928
Los Angeles, California, United States


    James Lee Thompson


    Richard Roy Thompson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claude Thompson in household of Howard Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude Thompson in household of J L Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude A Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"

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