Marion T Thomas (1908 - 1995)

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Marion T Thomas
1908 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Marion T Thomas was born on August 2, 1908. She died in August 1995 at 86 years old. We know that Marion T Thomas had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.


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Marion T Thomas passed away in August 1995 at 86 years old. She was born on August 2, 1908. We are unaware of information about Marion's family. We know that Marion T Thomas had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39206.
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In 1908, in the year that Marion T Thomas was born, a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1924, by the time she was 16 years old, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1938, at the age of 30 years old, Marion was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1965, Marion was 57 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1995, in the year of Marion T Thomas's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Born: around 1927
Kentucky, United States
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Born: around 1923
Arizona, United States
Marion P Thomas
Born: around 1909
California, United States
Marion Z Thomas
Born: around 1911
California, United States
Marion Thomas
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Marion F Thomas
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Marion A Jr Thomas
Born: around 1925
Oklahoma, United States
Marion E Thomas
Born: around 1922
Oklahoma, United States
Marion H Thomas
Born: around 1922
Oklahoma, United States
Marion T Thomas
Born: around 1925
Kansas, United States
Marion J Thomas
Born: around 1920
Iowa, United States
Marion L Thomas
Born: around 1923
United States
Marion G Thomas
Born: around 1914
United States
Marion Thomas
Born: around 1909
Ohio, United States
Marion E Thomas
Born: around 1905
Ohio, United States
Marion Thomas
Born: around 1922
West Virginia, United States
Marion E Thomas
Born: around 1920
Indiana, United States
Marion L Thomas
Born: around 1924
Indiana, United States
Marion M Thomas
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
Marion R Thomas
Born: around 1908
Texas, United States

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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
Merlinda W Thomas
May 15, 1941 - Jan 8, 2002
Gunnison, MS
Rozener L Thomas
Aug 24, 1926 - Jul 27, 1989
Clarksdale, MS
Creath O Thomas
Jul 23, 1962 - Jul 28, 2005
Merrill P Thomas
Jan 9, 1908 - Mar 5, 2008
Sun City Center, FL
Annie R Thomas
Aug 5, 1944 - Dec 29, 2001
Naples, FL
Timothy Thomas
Dec 25, 1946 - May 1973
Alma F Thomas
Dec 22, 1942 - Jan 6, 1994
De Kalb, MS
Albert Thomas
Nov 24, 1897 - June 1973
Canton, Mississippi
Mary F Thomas
Jun 11, 1906 - June 1991
Chicago, IL
Matthew J Thomas
Nov 30, 1942 - Mar 20, 2008
Jackson, MS
Robert W Thomas
May 12, 1947 - Jan 8, 2000
Aurora, CO
Hattie B Thomas
Nov 16, 1900 - October 1988
Bentonia, MS
Diane L Thomas
Nov 9, 1946 - Sep 4, 2004

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Annie Hilderbrand
Aug 28, 1890 - March 1982
Yazoo City, Mississippi
Shirley M Wright
Dec 23, 1937 - Aug 27, 2005
Jackson, MS
Jerry R Reynolds
Sep 3, 1943 - Aug 12, 2002
Meridian, MS
Jessie Killingswort
Oct 18, 1901 - August 1977
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Pearlie Bennett
Jun 20, 1937 - October 1984
Lanie R Adams
Jun 30, 1904 - April 1993
Hazlehurst, MS
L S Tillman
Apr 9, 1930 - Apr 15, 1996
Paramount, CA
William B Harris
Aug 9, 1940 - Dec 3, 2009
Columbus, MS
Minnie O Johnson
Sep 23, 1934 - Apr 7, 1996
Yazoo City, MS
L D Jones
Jan 29, 1945 - May 3, 2000
Magee, MS
Willie P Copeland
Oct 29, 1945 - Dec 19, 2008
Brandon, MS
Willie Kitchens
Feb 4, 1947 - May 6, 1988
McKinney, TX
P N White
Mar 19, 1947 - Jul 15, 1989
Forest, MS
Billy C Smith
Sep 16, 1946 - Nov 7, 2005
Seminary, MS
Bonnie Weaver
Sep 1, 1916 - March 1980
Lake, Mississippi
Missy G Hughes
Feb 15, 1940 - Sep 27, 1993
Jackson, MS
Cynthia J Williams
Sep 21, 1946 - Oct 6, 2007
J W Ford
Aug 21, 1945 - Apr 15, 1991
J K Anthony
Jan 22, 1947 - May 1999
Charlie E Ward
Jul 7, 1944 - Jan 4, 2010
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