Benjamin Randolph Thompson

1907–12 April 1980 (Age 73)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Benjamin Randolph

When Benjamin Randolph Thompson was born in 1907, in Georgia, United States, his father, Daniel Webster Thompson, was 40 and his mother, Crissie Lou Bohannon, was 22. He died on 12 April 1980, in Hawkinsville, Pulaski, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73.

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 15

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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  • Randolph Thompson in household of Daniel H Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • B R Thompson in household of D W Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marriage Certificate

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