Delbert William Tompkins

2 January 1934–6 December 2005 (Age 71)
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Delbert William

When Delbert William Tompkins was born on 2 January 1934, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, William Harold Tompkins, was 21 and his mother, Quenna Peck, was 22. He married Hortense Luccetta Rinehart on 16 September 1971, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He lived in Pebble, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Alameda, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 6 December 2005, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Delbert William Tompkins
Hortense Luccetta Rinehart
Marriage: 16 September 1971

Spouse and Children

16 September 1971
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938 · The Chief Theater

Age 4

The Chief Theater was a local landmark that served the community for over 40 years. When the Theater closed in 1984 it was donated to the city and major renovations were under way. With the help of the newly formed Chief Foundation, bookings started being accepted. Sadly, in early 1993, a fire broke out and destroyed the building. The only thing that survived was the tile mosaic which was installed next door after the rest of the building was demolished for a parking lot.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

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

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Tompkins in household of Williams Tompkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delbert William Bill Tompkins, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"
  • Delbert William Or Bill Tompkins in entry for Hortense Smith Girrard Tompkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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