Norman Thomas

20 February 1902–22 May 1975 (Age 73)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Norman

When Norman Thomas was born on 20 February 1902, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Hyrum Franklin Thomas, was 41 and his mother, Sophronia Jane Hawkes, was 41. He married Eva Malena Poulton on 7 October 1922, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 22 May 1975, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Thomas
1902–1975
Eva Malena Poulton
1903–1991
Marriage: 7 October 1922
Mark Poulton Thomas
1923–1950
Margie Lou Thomas
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 October 1922
Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 6

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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Sources (3)

  • Norman Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norman Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norman Thomas in entry for Mark Poulton Thomas, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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