Milton D Thatcher

1906–1973 (Age 67)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Milton D

When Milton D Thatcher was born on 11 November 1906, in Colorado, United States, his father, William E Thatcher, was 49 and his mother, Etta B Browning, was 39. He married Minnie Elizabeth "Bessie" Robertson on 2 October 1938, in Yuma, Arizona, United States. He died on 26 December 1973, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Milton D Thatcher
Minnie Elizabeth "Bessie" Robertson
Marriage: 2 October 1938

Spouse & Children

  • Male1906–1973Male

  • Minnie Elizabeth "Bessie" Robertson


2 October 1938
Yuma, Arizona, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Edwin James Thatcher


  • Male1895–1967Male

  • George William Thatcher


  • Anna Thatcher


  • Male1906–1973Male

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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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a thatcher, someone who covered roofs in straw, from an agent derivative of Middle English thach(en) ‘to thatch’ (Old English þæccan ‘to cover or roof’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Milton Thatcher in household of Wheeler B Thatcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milton D Thatcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Milton Thatcher in household of William E Thatcher, "United States Census, 1910"

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