Ezell Thompson (1892 - 1976)

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Ezell Thompson
1892 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Ezell Thompson was born on August 25, 1892. Ezell died in June 1976 at 83 years of age. We know that Ezell Thompson had been residing in Bandon, Coos County, Oregon 97411.


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Ezell Thompson passed away in June 1976 at age 83. Ezell was born on August 25, 1892. We are unaware of information about Ezell's family. We know that Ezell Thompson had been residing in Bandon, Coos County, Oregon 97411.
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1892 - 1976 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that Ezell Thompson was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1907, by the time this person was just 15 years old, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1941, this person was 49 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1956, when this person was 64 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1976, in the year of Ezell Thompson's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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