James W Thompson (1915 - 2004)

James W Thompson
1915 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
James W Thompson was born on July 6, 1915. He died on March 21, 2004 at 88 years of age. We know that James W Thompson had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39211.
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James W Thompson died on March 21, 2004 at age 88. He was born on July 6, 1915. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James W Thompson had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39211.
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In 1915, in the year that James W Thompson 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 1948, James was 33 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1956, when he was 41 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1977, at the age of 62 years old, James was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1992, James was 77 years old when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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c. 1891 - Nov 1, 1918
c. 1916 - Feb 26, 1945
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c. 1928 - Feb 13, 1945
c. 1917 - May 20, 1940
c. 1903 - Dec 20, 1943

Other Thompsons

Apr 20, 1899 - January 1980
Aug 3, 1919 - September 1995
Dec 10, 1944 - March 1984
Mar 9, 1941 - May 12, 1993
Mar 4, 1900 - May 1972
Feb 17, 1923 - May 31, 2011
May 1, 1941 - Nov 3, 2003
Mar 4, 1943 - Jan 10, 2004
Aug 16, 1945 - January 1972
May 15, 1902 - December 1981
Nov 5, 1946 - Jun 28, 2003
Aug 6, 1946 - April 1982
Mar 26, 1947 - Jul 6, 1996
Apr 29, 1903 - Mar 1, 1997
Feb 4, 1938 - Feb 19, 1994
Jun 24, 1942 - Aug 7, 2004
Oct 18, 1912 - January 1995
Jul 30, 1946 - Dec 16, 2008
Dec 23, 1948 - Apr 19, 2001
Jun 2, 1921 - Jan 23, 2001

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Mar 10, 1910 - Nov 22, 1989
May 24, 1911 - Nov 30, 1998
Sep 11, 1905 - May 5, 1996
Aug 20, 1907 - December 1984
Mar 21, 1908 - Oct 6, 1996
Dec 10, 1911 - Apr 11, 2002
Aug 5, 1902 - Jul 20, 1997
Dec 23, 1914 - Feb 22, 2001
Apr 6, 1923 - Apr 3, 2000
Sep 6, 1908 - Oct 20, 2000
Jun 6, 1912 - Sep 29, 2010
Sep 25, 1904 - Aug 17, 1996
Jul 15, 1905 - September 1972
Nov 3, 1903 - August 1975
Jun 22, 1902 - July 1976
Apr 12, 1912 - Dec 14, 1973
Apr 27, 1915 - Mar 28, 1991
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