Burnie B Thurmond (1906 - 1997)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Burnie B Thurmond’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Burnie so that their life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Burnie’s biography.

Burnie B Thurmond Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Burnie B Thurmond and their immediate Thurmond family. Add to Burnie B Thurmond's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with their family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Burnie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Burnie B Thurmond? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Burnie did for a living or if they had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Burnie B Thurmond is a military veteran.

Middle name

B

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Burnie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Burnie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Burnie a religious person? Add Burnie’s religion

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Burnie during various points of their life.

Timeline

1906 - In the year that Burnie B Thurmond was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

1909 - Burnie was merely 3 years old when explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

1916 - When this person was just 10 years old, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

1936 - This person was 30 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1997 - In the year of Burnie B Thurmond's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

Burnie B Thurmond Family Tree

Who was Burnie’s parents? Did they get married and did they have children? Share Burnie’s family tree to share their legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Burnie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Burnie B Thurmond
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Burnie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Burnie B Thurmond is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to their obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Burnie B Thurmond died on April 25, 1997 at 90 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Burnie. Burnie was born on July 31, 1906. We are unaware of information about Burnie's immediate family. We know that Burnie B Thurmond had been residing in Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia.

Memories

What do you remember about Burnie B Thurmond? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about them. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Burnie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Burnie B Thurmond

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources