James A Thompson

1935–2000 (Age 64)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 14 October 1935, in Arkansas, United States, his father, James Archie Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Dorothy, was 28. He died on 24 August 2000, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

James Archie Thompson
1906–
Dorothy
1907–
Mary Francis Thompson
1933–2002
James A Thompson
1935–2000

Parents & Siblings

  • James Archie Thompson

    Male1906–Male

  • Dorothy

    Female1907–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1957 · Troops are sent to Central High School

Age 22

In September 1957, troops were sent to Central High school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The reason was that nine African American children were going to start going to this school and putting the new law of Brown v Board of Education into action. These nine children became known as the Little Rock nine.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: James A Thompson - Government record: male

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