John Almon Thompson

23 August 1912–8 April 1996 (Age 83)
Foss, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of John Almon

When John Almon Thompson was born on 23 August 1912, in Foss, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Jacob Thompson, was 33 and his mother, Lillie America Burns, was 28. He married Verna Isabell Bridges on 15 December 1935, in La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States. He lived in Colorado, United States in 1935 and Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 April 1996, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States.

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John Almon Thompson
Verna Isabell Bridges
Marriage: 15 December 1935

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15 December 1935
La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 2

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • John A Thompson in household of William J Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John A Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Almon J Thompson in household of William J Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"

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