Cleo E Thompson (1899 - 1987)

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Cleo E Thompson
1899 - 1987
December 24, 1899
August 20, 1987
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Marianna, Jackson County, Florida 32446
Cleo E Thompson was born on December 24, 1899. She died on August 20, 1987 at 87 years old. We know that Cleo E Thompson had been residing in Marianna, Jackson County, Florida 32446.
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Cleo E Thompson passed away on August 20, 1987 at 87 years old. She was born on December 24, 1899. There is no information about Cleo's family. We know that Cleo E Thompson had been residing in Marianna, Jackson County, Florida 32446.

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In 1899, in the year that Cleo E Thompson was born, on February 4th, the Philippine–American War began. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, signed in 1898, that transferred possession of the Philippines from Spain to the U.S. Filipinos began a fight for independence and fighting between U.S. forces and those of the Philippine Republic broke out. On June 2nd, the Philippines officially declared war on the United States.

In 1916, at the age of 17 years old, Cleo was alive when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1924, by the time she was 25 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1977, by the time she was 78 years old, 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 1987, in the year of Cleo E Thompson's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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