Amalia Thomas (1923 - 1994)

A photo of Amalia Thomas
Add photo
Amalia Thomas
1923 - 1994
January 28, 1923
October 19, 1994
Last Known Residence
New York, New York County, New York 10021
Amalia Thomas was born on January 28, 1923. She died on October 19, 1994 at age 71. We know that Amalia Thomas had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10021.
Updated: October 5, 2011
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Amalia Thomas. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Amalia's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Amalia is always remembered.
Update biography

Amalia's biography

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Amalia's life so that she is always remembered. What's this?

Amalia Thomas
Most commonly known as
Amalia Thomas
Full name
Did Amalia go by other names?
Other names or aliases
New York, New York County, New York 10021
Last known residence
Amalia Thomas was born on
Amalia Thomas died on
There is no cause of death listed for Amalia.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Amalia Thomas?
Burial / Funeral

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Amalia's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Amalia born and where did she live?


Did Amalia finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Amalia attend?


Was Amalia a religious woman?


Was Amalia baptized?


Share what Amalia did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Amalia's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Amalia serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Amalia Thomas?
View other bios of people named Amalia Thomas

Family Tree

Amalia's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Thomas family tree.

Amalia's Family Tree

Amalia Thomas Amalia Thomas


Friends can be as close as family. Add Amalia's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio


Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Amalia.



Share Amalia's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Amalia Thomas died on October 19, 1994 at 71 years old. She was born on January 28, 1923. We are unaware of information about Amalia's family or relationships. We know that Amalia Thomas had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10021.
Followers & Sources

1923 - 1994 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Amalia's lifetime.

In 1923, in the year that Amalia Thomas was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1935, she was only 12 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1942, when she was 19 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1959, when she was 36 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1994, in the year of Amalia Thomas's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

Other Biographies

Other Amalia Thomas

Other Thomas

Other Biographies

Back to Top