Florence Katherine Thompson

1911–1994 (Age 83)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Florence Katherine

Florence Katherine Thompson was born on 23 August 1911, in Minnesota, United States. She died on 29 November 1994, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Florence Katherine Thompson
1911–1994
Clinton Albert Thomas Coombe
1909–1957

Spouse & Children

World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 3

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

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)

  • Florence Thompson in household of Victor Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Thompson in household of Victor Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Coombes in household of Clinton A Coombes, "United States Census, 1940"

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