Gary Julian Thomas

16 September 1942–6 April 2014 (Age 71)
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Gary Julian

When Gary Julian Thomas was born on 16 September 1942, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Julian J Thomas, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Durgin, was 35. He died on 6 April 2014, at the age of 71, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Julian J Thomas
1906–1972
Rebecca Durgin
1907–1997
Gary Julian Thomas
1942–2014
Don Lee Thomas
1943–2003

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World Events (8)

1943 · Pocatello Army Airfield

Age 1

The Pocatello Army Airfield was built during WWII and was used as a training base before sending members of the air force off into battle.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

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.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 19

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, and South Indian: from the medieval personal name, of Biblical origin, from Aramaic t’ōm’a, a byname meaning ‘twin’. It was borne by one of the disciples of Christ, best known for his scepticism about Christ's resurrection (John 20:24–29). The th- spelling is organic, the initial letter of the name in the Greek New Testament being a theta. The English pronunciation as t rather than th- is the result of French influence from an early date. In Britain the surname is widely distributed throughout the country, but especially common in Wales and Cornwall. The Ukrainian form is Choma. It is found as a personal name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. is used as a family name among families from southern India.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gary Julian Thomas, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gary Julian Thomas in household of Rebecca Durgin Thomas, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Gary Julian Thomas in household of Rebecca Durgin Thomas, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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