Thomas Bridges

6 March 1890–5 June 1953 (Age 63)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Bridges was born on 6 March 1890, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, his father, Robert Bridges, was 28 and his mother, Agnes Crawford, was 29. He married Zella Swarts on 15 June 1920, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He lived in Orillia, King, Washington, United States in 1910 and Orillia Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 5 June 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hillcrest Burial Park, Kent, King, Washington, United States.

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Thomas Bridges
Zella Swarts
Marriage: 15 June 1920

Spouse and Children

15 June 1920
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Bridges





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 7

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Bridges, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Bridger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Bridges in household of Robert Bridges, "United States Census, 1900"

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