Lester Harold Thomson

9 January 1918–18 January 2003 (Age 85)
Union Gap, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Lester Harold

When Lester Harold Thomson was born on 9 January 1918, in Union Gap, Yakima, Washington, United States, his father, Harold Ira Barnaby Thomson, was 22 and his mother, Ardella Green, was 21. He married Loretta Maynes on 24 February 1943, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1930 and North Burien Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 2003, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lester Harold Thomson
1918–2003
Loretta Maynes
1923–2003
Marriage: 24 February 1943
Dayl Allan Thomson
1946–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1943
King, Washington, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Seattle General Strike

Age 1

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.
1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Thompson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester Harold Thomson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lester Harold Thomson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Harold L Thompson in household of Harold Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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