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John O Thomas (1910 - 1988)

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John O Thomas
1910 - 1988
Born
September 17, 1910
Death
November 28, 1988
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Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630
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John O Thomas was born on September 17, 1910. He died on November 28, 1988 at age 78. We know that John O Thomas had been residing in Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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John O Thomas passed away on November 28, 1988 at age 78. He was born on September 17, 1910. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family. We know that John O Thomas had been residing in Orange, Orange County, Texas 77630.
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In 1910, in the year that John O Thomas was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1947, when he was 37 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1961, he was 51 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1972, John was 62 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1988, in the year of John O Thomas's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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