John Stewart Thomas

6 August 1953–16 January 2007 (Age 53)
West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Stewart

When John Stewart Thomas was born on 6 August 1953, in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Earl Thomas Jr, was 28 and his mother, Betty Lou Deery, was 25. He died on 16 January 2007, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

William Earl Thomas Jr
1925–2012
Betty Lou Deery
1928–2012
John Stewart Thomas
1953–2007

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 2

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.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 2

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 3

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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  • Lang,Rubin, Brower, etc. family tree with Sarah Emma Thomas in it

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