Arthur H Thornton

11 April 1916–31 October 2010 (Age 94)
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Arthur H

When Arthur H Thornton was born on 11 April 1916, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, his father, Arthur Hollace Thornton, was 28 and his mother, Wilhelmina Dorothea Rummel, was 31. He died on 31 October 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Hollace Thornton
1887–1965
Wilhelmina Dorothea Rummel
1885–1958
Arthur H Thornton
1916–2010

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

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

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