Otis Dale Thomas

11 April 1927–30 July 1995 (Age 68)
Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Otis Dale

Otis Dale Thomas was born on 11 April 1927, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States. He married Mary Kathryn Shaw on 19 December 1948, in Greentop, Schuyler, Missouri, United States. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 30 July 1995, in his hometown, at the age of 68, and was buried in Maple Hills Cemetery, Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Dale Thomas
1927–1995
Mary Kathryn Shaw
1930–2016
Marriage: 19 December 1948

Spouse and Children

    Male1927–1995Male

    Mary Kathryn Shaw

    Female1930–2016Female

MARRIAGE
19 December 1948
Greentop, Schuyler, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Age 2

On the morning of February 14, seven men were shot by four men using tommy guns. Two of the men were dressed as policemen, and the others wore suits, ties, overcoats, and hats. Witnesses saw the fake police leading the other men at gunpoint out of the garage after the shooting. The massacre was planned by Al Capone to eliminate the leader of the North Side Gang. the massacre was a result of the Prohibition and the murder of one of the police officer's son.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Otis Dale Thomas, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"
  • Otis D Thomas, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Otis D. Thomas, "Find A Grave Index"

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