James A Thompson

1873–1952 (Age 79)
Alabama, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Thompson was born on 22 January 1873, in Alabama, United States, his father, James Porter Thompson, was 29 and his mother, Louisana Washington Peek, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 21 August 1952, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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James Porter Thompson
Louisana Washington Peek
Thomas David Augustus Thompson
James A Thompson

Parents & Siblings

  • James Porter Thompson


  • Louisana Washington Peek




  • Thomas David Augustus Thompson


  • Male1873–1952Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 2

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 22

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jim A Thompson in household of George Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James A Thompson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James A Thompson, "Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973"

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