Florence Lorene Thompson

1922–2001 (Age 78)
Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Florence Lorene

Florence Lorene Thompson was born on 31 March 1922, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States. She married Jesse Roberts Junior on 14 January 1950, in Lees Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States. She died on 27 February 2001, at the age of 78.

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Florence Lorene Thompson
1922–2001
Jesse Roberts Junior
1926–2001
Marriage: 14 January 1950

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1950
Lees Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 9

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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.

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