John Alfred Tonks

16 June 1920–21 June 2004 (Age 84)
United States

The Life Summary of John Alfred

When John Alfred Tonks was born on 16 June 1920, in United States, his father, John Alfred Tonks, was 25 and his mother, Edith M Davidson, was 21. He lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 2004, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 84.

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World Events (8)

1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High
Age 1
British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 22
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): shortened form of Tonkins, see Tomkins .

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

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Sources (11)

  • John Or Jack Tonks in entry for Gerald D Tonks, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • John Tonks in household of John Tonks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John A Tonks, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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