George Emory Thompson

12 February 1904–29 October 1954 (Age 50)
Kingsbury, Guadalupe, Texas, United States

The Life of George Emory

When George Emory Thompson was born on 12 February 1904, in Kingsbury, Guadalupe, Texas, United States, his father, Max Thompson, was 21 and his mother, Minnie Achsa Wright, was 18. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Julia Mildred Howard. He died on 29 October 1954, in Guadalupe, Texas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Emory Thompson
1904–1954
Julia Mildred Howard
1903–2004
Evelyn Maxine Thompson
1928–2013
William Alton Thompson
1935–2011

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1882–1958Male

    Minnie Achsa Wright

    Female1885–1905Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Emory Thompson in entry for Chalres Marion Thompson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Geo Emory Thompson in entry for Uevlyn Maxine Thompson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • George Emory Thompson in entry for William Alton Thompson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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