Ella Thompson (1919 - 1995)

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Ella Thompson
1919 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Ella Thompson was born on August 3, 1919. She died in September 1995 at 76 years old. We know that Ella Thompson had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38109.

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Ella Thompson died in September 1995 at age 76. She was born on August 3, 1919. We are unaware of information about Ella's family. We know that Ella Thompson had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38109.
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1919 - 1995 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Ella Thompson was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1928, when she was just 9 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1951, when she was 32 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1982, when she was 63 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1995, in the year of Ella Thompson's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Born: around 1915
Wisconsin, United States
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Nidd, Australia
Ella Annie Thompson
1901 - 1971
Heidelberg, Australia
Ella May Thompson
1900 - 1953
Toorak, Australia
Ella May Earl Thompson
Ffield, Australia
Ella Cronin Thompson
Arm, Australia
Ella Maud Thompson
1908 - 1910
Swan Hill, Australia
Ella G Thompson
Feb 28, 1922 - Aug 5, 2012
Ella I Thompson
Jul 10, 1911 - Aug 22, 1983
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Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 22, 1963
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Feb 7, 1934 - Feb 23, 1988
Ella M Thompson
around 1864 - Feb 6, 1924
Ella M Thompson
around 1848 - Mar 4, 1918
Ella Thompson
around 1857 - Sep 10, 1945
Ella Thompson
around 1891 - May 4, 1943
Ella Thompson
around 1869 - Aug 13, 1939
Ella Thompson
around 1895 - Jan 3, 1937
Ella Thompson
around 1909 - Feb 17, 1934
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around 1881 - May 11, 1933
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around 1874 - Jul 24, 1931

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Jerry Thompson
Dec 10, 1944 - March 1984
Emily G Thompson
Mar 9, 1941 - May 12, 1993
Elberta, AL
Ardean Thompson
Mar 4, 1900 - May 1972
Memphis, Tennessee
Mamie Thompson
Feb 17, 1923 - May 31, 2011
Centreville, MS
Mossie L Thompson
May 1, 1941 - Nov 3, 2003
Minneapolis, MN
George Thompson
Mar 4, 1943 - Jan 10, 2004
Woodville, MS
Willie Thompson
Aug 16, 1945 - January 1972
Tyree Thompson
May 15, 1902 - December 1981
Summit, Mississippi
Linda B Thompson
Nov 5, 1946 - Jun 28, 2003
Jackson, MS
James Thompson
Aug 6, 1946 - April 1982
Michael S Thompson
Mar 26, 1947 - Jul 6, 1996
Columbia, MS
Carrie J Thompson
Apr 29, 1903 - Mar 1, 1997
Whitfield, MS
Pearlina Thompson
Feb 4, 1938 - Feb 19, 1994
Jackson, MS
Mary L Thompson
Jun 24, 1942 - Aug 7, 2004
Jackson, MS
Corine Thompson
Oct 18, 1912 - January 1995
Ruleville, MS
Tommy J Thompson
Jul 30, 1946 - Dec 16, 2008
Rome, MS
James O Thompson
Dec 23, 1948 - Apr 19, 2001
Brandon, MS
Robbie G Thompson
Jun 2, 1921 - Jan 23, 2001
Cleveland, MS
Ellen Thompson
Nov 18, 1944 - Nov 2, 2004
Chicago, IL
Gertie B Thompson
Mar 25, 1940 - Jan 26, 1989

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J C Joyce
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Henrietta Jenkins
Apr 28, 1946 - September 1977
Chicago, Illinois
Dessie White
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Willie L Hayes
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Memphis, TN
Louis Muse
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Benton Harbor, Michigan
William Caldwell
May 23, 1901 - May 1968
Dundee, Mississippi
Charles Clayborn
Aug 3, 1946 - October 1972
Joe C Ferguson
Apr 1, 1944 - Nov 4, 2010
Coldwater, MS
Maurice Moore
Nov 17, 1945 - Apr 2, 2011
Memphis, TN
B M Childress
Jan 18, 1945 - Jan 15, 1995
L R Mcknatt
Apr 1, 1946 - September 1991
Mary Mabry
Feb 27, 1918 - Apr 11, 2003
Como, MS
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Los Angeles, California
Joe Buford
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M M Lewis
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