Edward Rex Thompson

7 December 1913–June 1996 (Age 82)
Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward Rex

When Edward Rex Thompson was born on 7 December 1913, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, his father, Edward Thompson, was 28 and his mother, Ada E Cunningham, was 24. He married Margaret Elizabeth Archer on 18 July 1942. He died in June 1996, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Edward Rex Thompson
Margaret Elizabeth Archer
Marriage: 18 July 1942

Spouse and Children

18 July 1942

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Thompson


    Ada E Cunningham




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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 (1)

  • E. Rex Thompson, "Find A Grave Index"

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