Arland John Thompson

15 March 1917–17 May 1986 (Age 69)
Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Arland John

When Arland John Thompson was born on 15 March 1917, in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Fredrick Edward Thompson, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Ann Hansen, was 23. He married Glenna Hepworth on 24 November 1940. He lived in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and World for about 20 years. He died on 17 May 1986, in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Yost, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arland John Thompson
1917–1986
Glenna Hepworth
1922–1985
Marriage: 24 November 1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1940

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Orland J Thompson in household of Fredrick E Thompson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Orland John Thompson in household of Fredrick Edward Thompson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Arland John Thompson in household of Fredrick Thompson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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