Jane P. Thomas (1900 - 1966)

Jane P. Thomas
1900 - 1966
updated July 13, 2019
Jane P. Thomas was born on March 13, 1900 in Utica, New York. She married Louis Thomas and they later divorced. She died on March 20, 1966 in Utica, New York at age 66.

I loved Jane who had an adorable apartment in Brooklyn. She had superb taste.
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Jane Thomas’s son
William L. Thomas
William (Poppie) L. Thomas, 92, of New Hartford, died on Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Presbyterian Home.
He was born on June 24, 1921, in Utica, a son of the late Louis and Jane Thomas. He attended UFA and served in the United States Navy during WWII. Bill married Ione Miller on January 17, 1942, in Grace Church, Utica. He worked for Drop Forge as a supervisor and later worked as a design engineer for Chicago Pneumatic.
Bill was a member of Grace Church and the New Hartford American Legion Post 1376, where he donated many hours in helping build the Legions current location. Bill was also a member of the Utica Masonic Lodge. Bill looked forward to bowling with his friends from Chicago Pneumatic and playing golf with his friends from both the Legion and Chicago Pneumatic. Bill was very handy and enjoyed working with his hands and was always willing to help anyone with a project. He took great pride in building a catamaran sailboat that his family enjoyed for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ione Thomas, of New Hartford; daughter, Gayl Mineo and her husband, Ron, of New Hartford; grandchildren, Deborah Fournier and her fiance, Mike, of Whitesboro, William Mineo and his wife, Laurie, of Cassville, and Tina Barnhill and her husband, Brett, of Atlanta, GA; great-grandson, Chayce Fournier; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be on Wednesday at 6:00 at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford. Interment will be on Thursday at 10:00 in Crown Hill Memorial Park, with Military Honors. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 prior to the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, please consider the in memory of Bill.
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Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Sept. 15 to Sept. 16, 2013

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Jane Thomas was born on in Utica, Oneida County, New York United States
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at Crown Hill Memorial Park, 3620 NY-12 - 89338458 [Grave Number], in Clinton, Oneida County, New York United States 13323
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Jane Thomas was once married to a man names LOUIS THOMAS and had lived in Utica, NY which she returned to when she was dying of lung cancer. She had a beautiful little apartment and was always cheerful and affectionate. Jane and Louis had one son, William (Poppie) L. Thomas. June 24, 1921-Sept 13, 2013.

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In 1900, in the year that Jane P. Thomas was born, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1911, at the age of merely 11 years old, Jane was alive when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1932, Jane was 32 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1940, by the time she was 40 years old, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1966, in the year of Jane P. Thomas's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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