Thomas Phillips Thrower

Male16 January 1920–19 May 2004

Brief Life History of Thomas Phillips

When Thomas Phillips Thrower was born on 16 January 1920, in Troup, Georgia, United States, his father, William Earnest Thrower, was 36 and his mother, Nellie L. Smith, was 39. He married Eula M. Williams on 3 October 1941, in Russell, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States for about 5 years and District 1104, Chattahoochee, Georgia, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1939. He died on 19 May 2004, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Madison, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Thomas Phillips Thrower
Eula M. Williams
Marriage: 3 October 1941
Thomas Richard Thrower

Sources (14)

  • Thomas P Thrower, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas P Thrower, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Thomas Phillips Thrower, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1941Russell, Alabama, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

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

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 11

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 22

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly East Anglia): occupational name for a wood turner, from an agent derivative of Middle English throw(en) ‘to turn’ (Old English thrāwan).

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

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