Clifford Harlow Thompson

19 September 1935–22 November 1996 (Age 61)
Bertha, Todd, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Clifford Harlow

When Clifford Harlow Thompson was born on 19 September 1935, in Bertha, Todd, Minnesota, United States, his father, Harlow Benedict Thompson, was 39 and his mother, Nelda Ellen Payne, was 32. He died on 22 November 1996, at the age of 61.

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Harlow Benedict Thompson
Nelda Ellen Payne
Clarence Thompson
Howard Gene Thompson
Gene H. Thompson
Donna Vivian Thompson
Clifford Harlow Thompson

Parents and Siblings

    Harlow Benedict Thompson





    Clarence Thompson



    Gene H. Thompson


    Donna Vivian Thompson



World Events (8)

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 6

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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  • Clifford Harlow Thompson, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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