James Michael Thompson

25 July 1939–26 February 1996 (Age 56)
Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States

The Life of James Michael

James Michael Thompson was born on 25 July 1939, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States as the son of Mildred Partlow. He lived in Beat 3, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 26 February 1996, at the age of 56, and was buried in Plantersville, Lee, Mississippi, United States.

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Mildred Partlow
James Michael Thompson

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World Events (8)

1940 · The Lock and Dam System is Completed

Age 1

A lock and dam system is a system that allows boats to go from one water level to another either up or down and the boats continue going through each until they get to the end. There are 29 on the Mississippi River.

Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (2)

  • James M Thompson in household of James Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Michael Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

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