Thomas James Hamill

25 September 1945–31 December 2012 (Age 67)
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Thomas James

When Thomas James Hamill was born on 25 September 1945, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Charles Patrick Hamill, was 37 and his mother, Helen Jane Martin, was 29. He died on 31 December 2012, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Charles Patrick Hamill
1908–1983
Helen Jane Martin
1916–1986
Charles Patrick Hamill
1941–1941
Thomas James Hamill
1945–2012
Charles Douglas Hamill
1948–1949
Carol Ann Hamill
1950–2005

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World Events (5)

1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 10

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.
1965 · Postal Worker Strike

Age 20

In 1965, 10,000 postal workers in Ontario and other places around Canada went on strike for higher wages.
1982

Age 37

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’.2 English (Yorkshire): nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel ‘mutilated’, ‘crooked’.3 Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’, which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.

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

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