Cornelius Thompson (1918 - 2008)

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Cornelius Thompson
1918 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Cornelius Thompson was born on July 13, 1918. He died on June 12, 2008 at age 89. We know that Cornelius Thompson had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.


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South Florida National Cemetery Section 35 Site 908, 6501 S. State Road 7, in Lake Worth, Florida



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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida


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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Cornelius Thompson died on June 12, 2008 at 89 years old. He was buried in South Florida National Cemetery Section 35 Site 908, Lake Worth, Florida. He was born on July 13, 1918. We have no information about Cornelius's immediate family. We know that Cornelius Thompson had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
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In 1918, in the year that Cornelius Thompson was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1929, when he was merely 11 years old, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1936, Cornelius was 18 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1950, by the time he was 32 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1986, at the age of 68 years old, Cornelius was alive when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Born: around 1921
Virginia, United States
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Born: around 1910
New York, United States
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Born: around 1913
New York, United States
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Born: around 1905
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Cornelius N Thompson
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Arizona, United States
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Died: Dec 31, 1969
Cornelius Roy Thompson
May 26, 1913 - Mar 18, 1964
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Nov 18, 1931 - Feb 28, 1988
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Died: Dec 31, 1969

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Willie M Thompson
Nov 2, 1901 - July 1989
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Jun 3, 1923 - Aug 27, 2010
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Dec 21, 1913 - Feb 27, 1998
Archer, FL
J Sory Thompson
Jan 28, 1920 - December 1985
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Clarence Thompson
Jun 19, 1920 - December 1968
Henry Thompson
Feb 13, 1923 - Dec 4, 1990
Eddie Thompson
May 4, 1919 - November 1966
Sheldon Thompson
Jul 19, 1876 - August 1962
George Thompson
May 10, 1910 - May 2, 1996
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Blondell Thompson
Apr 11, 1921 - January 1988
Seale, AL
Joe Thompson
Died: February 1951
Israel Thompson
Jul 7, 1899 - January 1964
Robert S Thompson
Dec 29, 1922 - Dec 7, 2010
Hodges, SC
Peter Thompson
Feb 4, 1922 - August 1969
New York, New York
Thomas L Thompson
Dec 28, 1903 - December 1995
Hawthorne, FL
Frank L Thompson
May 16, 1922 - Oct 23, 1998
Lakeland, FL
Aucilla Thompson
Jun 15, 1915 - Nov 2, 1988
Brooksville, FL
Richard Thompson
Jan 7, 1902 - May 1978
Cleveland, Ohio
Jack S Thompson
Jan 15, 1921 - Jul 20, 1988
Saint Augustine, FL
Francis Thompson
Oct 18, 1917 - February 1983

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Thomas Smith
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Lille Johnson
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