Asa Pope Thompson (1892 - 1965)


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Malvern, Australia

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Malvern, Australia

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Father: James Arthur Thompson
Mother: Kate Marion Dobbin Thompson

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Pope

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Thomas E. Thompson Jr

Thomas E. Thompson Jr

Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson

Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson

Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson

Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson

James Ralph Thompson

James Ralph Thompson

Victoria Thompson

Victoria Thompson

Ralph Thompson

Ralph Thompson

Juanita (Franklin) Thompson

Juanita (Franklin) Thompson

Juanita (Franklin) Thompson

Juanita (Franklin) Thompson

William Lloyd George Thompson

William Lloyd George Thompson

Eddie Wayne Thompson family

Eddie Wayne Thompson family

Theodore Thompson

Theodore Thompson

Rea Family

Rea Family

Scarlet Rose (Thompson) Balzer

Scarlet Rose (Thompson) Balzer

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Opal Mary Martin Thomas E. Thompson Jr Donnie and Shirley Anne Thompson Evelyn Adella (Taylor) Thompson

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1892 - In the year that Asa Pope Thompson was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

1917 - He was 25 years old when Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

1930 - He was 38 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1961 - At the age of 69 years old, Asa was alive when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

1965 - In the year of Asa Pope Thompson's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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Asa Pope Thompson passed away in 1965 in Malvern, Australia at 73 years old. There is no known cause of death for Asa. He was born in 1892. He was born to James Arthur Thompson and Kate Marion Dobbin Thompson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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