James M Thornton (born 1915)

James M Thornton
1915 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
James M Thornton was born c. 1915. We know that James M Thornton had been residing in Essex County, New Jersey United States.
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James M Thornton
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James
First name
M
Middle name
Thornton
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Unknown
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Essex County, New Jersey United States
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James Thornton was born
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James Thornton was born
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White, Citizen

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Grammar School

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Military serial#: 32065769
Enlisted: April 11, 1941 in Newark New Jersey
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)

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James M Thornton was born c. 1915. There is no information about James's family or relationships. We know that James M Thornton had been residing in Essex County, New Jersey United States.
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In 1915, in the year that James M Thornton was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1923, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1937, 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, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1982, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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c. 1924 - Sep 8, 1944
c. 1896 - Oct 23, 1918
c. 1887 - Dec 23, 1940
c. 1882 - Mar 22, 1918
c. 1895 - Apr 9, 1917
Unknown - May 8, 1915
c. 1922 - Jul 26, 1943
c. 1922 - Sep 25, 1944
c. 1919 - May 23, 1941
c. 1882 - Oct 17, 1915
c. 1917 - Apr 11, 1942
Unknown - Jan 24, 1945
c. 1886 - Jun 7, 1916
c. 1898 - Nov 9, 1916

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