Clyde Donald Thompson

5 August 1927–19 July 2007 (Age 80)
Fishtrap, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States

The Life of Clyde Donald

When Clyde Donald Thompson was born on 5 August 1927, in Fishtrap, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, his father, Clyde William Thompson, was 22 and his mother, Laura Lucetta Paddock, was 19. He married Irene Carole Kambich on 11 November 1956, in Melrose, Silver Bow, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in School District 12 Fish Trap, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States in 1940. He died on 19 July 2007, in Beaverhead, Montana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States.

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Clyde Donald Thompson
Irene Carole Kambich
Marriage: 11 November 1956
Donald Allen Thompson

Spouse and Children

11 November 1956
Melrose, Silver Bow, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Clyde William Thompson


    Laura Lucetta Paddock




World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1933 · Fort Peck Dam Construction Begins

Age 6

Construction on the Fort Peck Dam started in 1933. It is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. It is located in the northeastern part of Montana near Glasgow and Fort Peck.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Clyde D Thompson in household of Clyde W Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Thompson in household of Clyde W Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C Donald Thompson in entry for Irene K Thompson, "Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009"

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