John K Thomas (1916 - 2002)

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John K Thomas
1916 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
John K Thomas was born on August 27, 1916. He died on October 9, 2002 at 86 years of age. We know that John K Thomas had been residing in New Albany, Union County, Mississippi 38652.

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John K Thomas passed away on October 9, 2002 at 86 years of age. He was born on August 27, 1916. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John K Thomas had been residing in New Albany, Union County, Mississippi 38652.
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In 1916, in the year that John K Thomas was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1922, when he was merely 6 years old, on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1930, at the age of only 14 years old, John was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1944, at the age of 28 years old, John was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1997, by the time he was 81 years old, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Mar 12, 1942 - Feb 1, 2002
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Jun 21, 1946 - Apr 17, 2008
Taylor, MI
Bobbie R Thomas
Jul 30, 1948 - Sep 24, 2009
Hurley, MS
S M Thomas
Sep 23, 1945 - Jan 15, 1986
Betty Thomas
Sep 28, 1885 - May 15, 1967
Anguilla, MS
Leroy Thomas
Oct 12, 1948 - Aug 17, 1996
Luella Thomas
Apr 18, 1903 - August 1981
Valeria Thomas
Nov 5, 1942 - Mar 27, 1995
Vicksburg, MS
Gregory Thomas
Dec 27, 1947 - April 1974
Bessie R Thomas
Sep 30, 1943 - Dec 24, 2004
Whitfield, MS
Lizzie Thomas
Jun 14, 1898 - August 1979
Bradley, Illinois
Hudie Thomas
Oct 12, 1946 - Sep 6, 2008
Saint Louis, MO
Marion T Thomas
Aug 2, 1908 - August 1995
Jackson, MS
W C Thomas
Feb 16, 1944 - March 1988
Zavian J Thomas
Mar 30, 2002 - May 22, 2002
Yazoo City, MS
Lizzie v Thomas
Nov 8, 1905 - Oct 25, 2008
Indianola, MS
Pearl Thomas
Jul 4, 1889 - Nov 15, 1967
Sledge, MS
James Thomas
Jan 3, 1944 - December 1986
John Thomas
Oct 22, 1948 - July 1970
Mildred A Thomas
Jan 12, 1945 - Jul 29, 2010
Milwaukee, WI

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