Albert Jackson Thomas

10 December 1921–24 April 1994 (Age 72)
Paoli, Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Albert Jackson

Albert Jackson Thomas was born on 10 December 1921, in Paoli, Orange, Indiana, United States. He married Anna Purpura on 18 August 1945, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 24 April 1994, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Albert Jackson Thomas
1921–1994
Anna Purpura
1927–1978
Marriage: 18 August 1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1945
Los Angeles, California, United States

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 13

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Albert Jackson Thomas, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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