Bonnie Thompson (1897 - 1984)

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Bonnie Thompson
1897 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Bonnie Thompson was born on December 20, 1897. She died in October 1984 at 86 years of age. We know that Bonnie Thompson had been residing in Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma 73055.


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Bonnie Thompson passed away in October 1984 at 86 years old. She was born on December 20, 1897. There is no information about Bonnie's family. We know that Bonnie Thompson had been residing in Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma 73055.
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In 1897, in the year that Bonnie Thompson was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1916, she was 19 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1942, when she was 45 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1977, she was 80 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1984, in the year of Bonnie Thompson's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Bonnie J Thompson
Born: around 1924
South Carolina, United States
Bonnie N Thompson
Born: around 1904
Washington, United States
Bonnie J Thompson
Born: around 1922
Washington, United States
Bonnie F Thompson
Sep 11, 1926 - Oct 31, 2011
Bonnie Marie Thompson
Oct 5, 1925 - Jun 6, 1990
Bonnie Ann Thompson
Apr 23, 1923 - Jul 6, 1981
Bonnie L. (Arender) Thompson
Born: around 1972
Bonnie L. (Shefield) Thompson
Born: around 1952
Bonnie S. (Marcet) Thompson
Born: around 1966
Bonnie (Fowler) Thompson
Born: around 1923
Bonnie S. (Stanley) Thompson
Born: around 1952
Bonnie J. (Martindale) Thompson
Born: around 1934
Bonnie K. (Springsteen) Thompson
Born: around 1945
Bonnie L. (Damron) Thompson
Born: around 1958
Bonnie M. (Crawford) Thompson
Born: around 1954
Bonnie A. (Atherton) Thompson
Born: around 1959
Bonnie S. (Bargmann) Thompson
Born: around 1964
Bonnie L. (Damron) Thompson
Born: around 1957
Bonnie M. (Cain) Thompson
Born: around 1968
Bonnie R. (Thompson) Thompson
Born: around 1957

Other Thompsons

Gladys Thompson
Aug 10, 1905 - September 1983
Perry, Oklahoma
Effie Thompson
Jul 26, 1896 - July 1986
Mangum, Oklahoma
Mary Thompson
Sep 22, 1894 - November 1976
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Rosa Thompson
Mar 18, 1888 - May 1977
Pasadena, Texas
Margaret Thompson
Nov 4, 1886 - January 1987
Panama, Oklahoma
Mary Thompson
Aug 10, 1905 - December 1977
Rubye Thompson
Jan 1, 1901 - December 1985
Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Nina G Thompson
Dec 24, 1900 - Oct 7, 1991
Tulsa, OK
Ora Thompson
Jul 21, 1897 - July 1977
Inola, Oklahoma
Arlee Thompson
Apr 23, 1905 - Mar 5, 1994
Altus, OK
Alberta Thompson
Mar 5, 1888 - February 1973
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Dallie Thompson
Apr 16, 1894 - April 1977
Edmond, Oklahoma
Delia A Thompson
Nov 25, 1901 - May 1, 1989
Hartshorne, OK
Randy L Thompson
Dec 25, 1956 - Nov 7, 2002
Sperry, OK
Robert L Thompson
Feb 2, 1961 - Jan 1, 2008
Spencer, OK
Philip H Thompson
Dec 2, 1959 - Jul 11, 2003
Broken Arrow, OK
Cheryl J Thompson
Jul 8, 1960 - Oct 23, 2010
Oklahoma City, OK
Otha Thompson
Oct 4, 1963 - Mar 31, 2006
Eva M Thompson
Aug 4, 1916 - May 12, 2001
Lawton, OK
Antonio Thompson
Mar 1, 1963 - Dec 5, 1998
Boley, OK

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Ruby Ramsey
Jul 21, 1904 - June 1984
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Nannie Lewis
May 20, 1889 - January 1976
Pryor, Oklahoma
Aldena Hutchinson
Feb 15, 1895 - November 1988
Wichita Falls, TX
Augusta Wooton
Apr 28, 1886 - July 1974
Gore, Oklahoma
Matilda Weigand
Apr 17, 1900 - Aug 18, 1991
Cherokee, OK
Flossie Lindley
Oct 4, 1883 - June 1975
Savanna, Oklahoma
Mettie N Morgan
Apr 27, 1892 - Jan 22, 1992
Bartlesville, OK
Jeston Doughty
Jun 27, 1887 - May 1977
Kaw City, Oklahoma
Bessie M Paylor
Dec 6, 1897 - May 19, 1993
Holdenville, OK
Mattie Vickers
Jan 15, 1893 - March 1978
Bokchito, Oklahoma
Opal E Moore
Oct 14, 1898 - Jan 21, 1994
Oklahoma City, OK
Myrtle E Jacobson
Mar 14, 1898 - May 31, 1991
Pauls Valley, OK
Pearl Wehnert
Jul 6, 1881 - May 1973
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ola Briggs
Jan 2, 1891 - June 1979
Santa Monica, California
Pearl Williamson
Jun 20, 1895 - August 1979
Lottie Shurley
Feb 17, 1905 - Dec 18, 1990
Stella Stout
May 3, 1896 - March 1986
Houston, Texas
Sinia Jones
Aug 4, 1900 - May 30, 1998
Chandler, OK
Felcia M Jedlicka
Feb 10, 1903 - Oct 4, 1994
McAlester, OK
Lois Heath
Aug 23, 1885 - January 1978
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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