William Tom Dempsey

10 June 1932–3 July 2013 (Age 81)
Shaw, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States

The Life of William Tom

When William Tom Dempsey was born on 10 June 1932, in Shaw, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States, his father, Ernest Euell Dempsey, was 32 and his mother, Alma Lee Myers, was 33. He died on 3 July 2013, in Greenwood, British Columbia, British Colonial America, at the age of 81.

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William Tom Dempsey
1932–2013
Mary Olene Beach
1927–1999

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 7

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

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

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díomasaigh ‘descendant of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud’, ‘haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. The name was occasionally Anglicized as Proudman ( see Proud ). Compare McGimsey .

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

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  • Mr Billy Tom Dempsey Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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