Thomas LaVerne Jenkins

9 November 1930–2 February 2011 (Age 80)
Penrose, Fremont, Colorado, United States

The Life of Thomas LaVerne

When Thomas LaVerne Jenkins was born on 9 November 1930, his father, Gravett Paul Jenkins, was 27 and his mother, Katherine Eulalia Gierhart, was 24. He married Carol Darlene Rahn on 30 July 1955. He died on 2 February 2011, in Penrose, Fremont, Colorado, United States, at the age of 80.

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Thomas LaVerne Jenkins
Carol Darlene Rahn
Marriage: 30 July 1955

Spouse and Children

30 July 1955

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 6

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 25

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jenkin . Jenkins is one of the most common names in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas L Jenkins in household of Gravett P Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tom Jenkins in entry for Wanda Marie Linthicum Jenkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Tom L Jenkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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