Albert Sidney Thompson

20 August 1866–28 April 1930 (Age 63)
Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Albert Sidney

When Albert Sidney Thompson was born on 20 August 1866, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, George W. Thompson, was 26 and his mother, Mary M. Johnston, was 29. He died on 28 April 1930, at the age of 63, and was buried in Greenup, Kentucky, United States.

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George W. Thompson
Mary M. Johnston
Amanda N. Thompson
George A Thompson
John William Thompson
Edward Thompson
Albert Sidney Thompson
Mary J Thompson
Pearly Thompson
James Thompson

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Sidney Thompson in household of George W. Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sydney Thompson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"
  • Sydney Thompson, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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