Lyman Edgar Thompson

30 March 1906–3 September 1968 (Age 62)
Belle Rive, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lyman Edgar

When Lyman Edgar Thompson was born on 30 March 1906, in Belle Rive, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, Fred Edgar Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Cora Lyman Smith, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Audra Irene Ragan. He lived in Spring Garden, Jefferson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 3 September 1968, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Lyman Edgar Thompson
Audra Irene Ragan
Mary Jane Thompson

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    Mary Jane Thompson


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 13

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lyman Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyman Thompson in household of Fred Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lyman Thompson in household of Fred Thompson, "United States Census, 1910"

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