Thomas Benton Grim, JR.

1918–1995 (Age 77)
Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Thomas Benton

When Thomas Benton Grim, JR. was born in 1918, in Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States, his father, Thomas Benton Grim, was 37 and his mother, Nettie Maude Cox, was 25. He lived in Garfield Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Liberty Township, Valley, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died in 1995, at the age of 77.

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Thomas Benton Grim
Nettie Maude Cox
Vella Mae Grim
Goldie Bertanna Grim
Avalo Roger Grim
Thomas Benton Grim, JR.
Dollie Grim
Angelin Nola Grim

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname for a dour and forbidding person, from Middle Dutch grim, grem ‘stern’, ‘severe’.2 English: nickname with the same meaning as 1, from Old English grim ‘fierce’, ‘grim’.3 Respelling of German Grimm .

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

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  • Thomas B Grim im Haushalt von B T Grim, „United States Census, 1930“
  • Thomas L Grim in household of Thomas B Grim, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas B Grim Jr. in household of Thomas B Grim, "United States Census, 1920"

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