Dorothy B Thompson (1927 - 2008)

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Dorothy B Thompson
1927 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy B Thompson was born on January 23, 1927. She died on January 23, 2008 at 81 years of age. We know that Dorothy B Thompson had been residing in Okahumpka, Lake County, Florida 34762.


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Dorothy B Thompson died on January 23, 2008 at age 81. She was born on January 23, 1927. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy B Thompson had been residing in Okahumpka, Lake County, Florida 34762.
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In 1927, in the year that Dorothy B Thompson was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1934, at the age of only 7 years old, Dorothy was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1969, when she was 42 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1971, when she was 44 years old, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1999, she was 72 years old when the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Indiana, United States
Dorothy Thompson
Born: around 1923
Idaho, United States
Dorothy L Thompson
Born: around 1924
Minnesota, United States
Dorothy M Thompson
Born: around 1911
Indiana, United States
Dorothy E Thompson
Born: around 1920
Tennessee, United States
Dorothy v Thompson
Born: around 1921
Tennessee, United States
Dorothy N Thompson
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Dorothy A Thompson
Born: around 1922
New York, United States
Dorothy L Thompson
Born: around 1908
Maine, United States
Dorothy Evelyn Thompson
Died: 1933
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Feb 22, 1924 - November 1985
Philadelphia, PA
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Dorothy May Thompson
1926 - 1983
Prahran, Australia

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Jean P Thompson
Oct 31, 1927 - Nov 7, 2009
Toccoa, GA
Surfronia Thompson
Sep 5, 1921 - May 25, 1997
Orlando, FL
Mary Thompson
Feb 14, 1909 - October 1975
Hialeah, Florida
Petra Thompson
Jul 22, 1887 - March 1979
Ralph Thompson
Nov 26, 1895 - June 1971
Hollywood, Florida
Luke Thompson
Nov 11, 1900 - July 1985
Hallandale, Florida
Myra Thompson
Dec 4, 1918 - December 1981
Annie Ruth Thompson
Jul 7, 1923 - Jul 31, 2000
Moultrie, GA
Eliza J Thompson
Nov 15, 1901 - November 1993
Lake City, FL
Mable Thompson
May 3, 1897 - May 1984
Tampa, Florida
William Thompson
May 13, 1902 - July 1972
Miami, Florida
Dorothy L Thompson
Dec 4, 1924 - May 8, 2004
Columbia, AL
Paul Thompson
Oct 22, 1957 - February 1983
Henry Thompson
Jul 7, 1893 - April 1973
Tampa, Florida
Francine Thompson
Aug 31, 1889 - May 1975
Lacoochee, Florida
Stephen Christopher Thompson
Sep 8, 1958 - Jul 3, 2011
Ruskin, Florida
William Thompson
Apr 15, 1910 - February 1976
Columbus, Indiana
Pricil A Thompson
May 9, 1915 - Aug 18, 1999
Bronx, NY
Frank Thompson
Oct 27, 1926 - February 1974
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Margaret Thompson
Jun 18, 1916 - November 1992
Deland, FL

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Santa Rosa, California
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Jun 7, 1898 - May 1979
Orlando, Florida
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Onnie Bender
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Deltona, Florida
Juanita F Shanks
Apr 5, 1925 - Apr 28, 2003
Homosassa Springs, FL
Char M Lewis
Sep 30, 1923 - Aug 30, 1997
Leesburg, FL
Jeffie Coleman
Jul 15, 1882 - May 1963
Thomas Farnsworth
Sep 15, 1920 - April 1983
Lakeland, Florida
Mabel L Duplaga
Dec 22, 1924 - Jul 3, 2007
Strongsville, Ohio
Lucius Worth
Oct 27, 1898 - November 1975
Leslie, Georgia
Virginia K Chapman
Nov 29, 1915 - Dec 4, 2005
Lakeland, FL
Lillian Davis
Oct 23, 1916 - May 1959
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Mar 3, 1926 - February 1987
Auburndale, Florida
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Nov 12, 1907 - Apr 19, 2004
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