Anna Leola Baker Thompson

19 March 1906–10 May 1932 (Age 26)
Redding, Shasta, California, United States

The Life of Anna Leola Baker

When Anna Leola Baker Thompson was born on 19 March 1906, in Redding, Shasta, California, United States, her father, George Eichenauer Baker, was 49 and her mother, Anna Nevada Becker, was 42. She married Gerald Monroe Gieriet Thompson on 7 May 1928, in Fallon, Churchill, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 10 May 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Gerald Monroe Gieriet Thompson
Anna Leola Baker Thompson
Marriage: 7 May 1928
Gerald Monroe Thompson
Gustie Ruth Thompson
Infant Thompson

Spouse and Children

7 May 1928
Fallon, Churchill, Nevada, United States



    Gustie Ruth Thompson


    Infant Thompson


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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.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 2

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 10

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (3)

  • Anna Leola Baker Thompson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Anna Leola Baker Thompson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • Anna Leola Baker Thompson, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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