Clyde Thomas

(1937 - 1988)

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Clyde Thomas
1937 - 1988
Born
March 27, 1937
Death
October 18, 1988
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Clyde Thomas was born on March 27, 1937. He died on October 18, 1988 at 51 years old.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section KK Site 34 2900 Sheridan Road, in St. Louis, Missouri 63125
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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: A2C
Wars/Conflicts: Korea
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Clyde Thomas died on October 18, 1988 at 51 years old. He was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section KK Site 34, St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on March 27, 1937. We are unaware of information about Clyde's family.

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In 1937, in the year that Clyde Thomas was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1947, at the age of merely 10 years old, Clyde was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1957, by the time he was 20 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1962, Clyde was 25 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1988, in the year of Clyde Thomas's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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