Charles Samuel Thomas (1871 - 1946)

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Ripponlea, Australia

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Ripponlea, Australia

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Family

Father: Thomas Thomas Thomas
Mother: Jane Emanuel Thomas

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Samuel

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1871 - In the year that Charles Samuel Thomas was born, on March 22nd, William Holden became the first governor of a U.S. state - North Carolina - to be impeached and removed from office. His impeachment and removal was related to charges arising from his attempted suppression of the Ku Klux Klan.

1879 - When he was just 8 years old, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

1882 - By the time he was merely 11 years old, on September 4th, the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in the U.S. - at 255-257 Pearl Street - was flipped by Thomas Edison. It lit one square mile of lower Manhattan and was powered by coal. The "electrical age" had begun.

1923 - He was 52 years old when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1946 - In the year of Charles Samuel Thomas's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Charles Samuel Thomas passed away in 1946 in Ripponlea, Australia at age 75. There is no known cause of death for Charles. He was born in 1871. He was born to Thomas Thomas Thomas and Jane Emanuel Thomas, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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