Eldon Charlton Thompson

15 November 1920–10 October 2010 (Age 89)
West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Eldon Charlton

When Eldon Charlton Thompson was born on 15 November 1920, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Sterling Daniel Thompson, was 24 and his mother, Frances Elizabeth Charlton, was 19. He married Florence Maxine Hunter on 31 December 1940. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Plain City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 2002. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 10 October 2010, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Eldon Charlton Thompson
Florence Maxine Hunter
Marriage: 31 December 1940
Joseph Hunter Thompson

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31 December 1940


    Joseph Hunter Thompson


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World Events (8)

1921 · Groundbreaking for Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple

Age 1

Groundbreaking for the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on April 25, 1922, by Heber J. Grant.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldon Chartlon Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Charlton Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eldon Charlton Thompson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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