Orville T Thompson (1926 - 2000)

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Orville T Thompson
1926 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Orville T Thompson was born on March 7, 1926. He died on July 3, 2000 at 74 years old. We know that Orville T Thompson had been residing in Downey, Bannock County, Idaho.


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Orville T Thompson passed away on July 3, 2000 at 74 years old. He was born on March 7, 1926. We have no information about Orville's family. We know that Orville T Thompson had been residing in Downey, Bannock County, Idaho.
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In 1926, in the year that Orville T Thompson was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1934, at the age of just 8 years old, Orville was alive when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1948, when he was 22 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1968, Orville was 42 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1997, he was 71 years old when 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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Other Orville Thompsons

Orville Borden Thompson
Died: Jul 14, 1943
Orville F Thompson
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
Orville C Thompson
Born: around 1906
Washington, United States
Orville W Thompson
Born: around 1916
Oklahoma, United States
Orville M Thompson
Born: around 1912
New Mexico, United States
Orville S Thompson
Born: around 1924
Kansas, United States
Orville D Jr Thompson
Born: around 1926
Nebraska, United States
Orville C Thompson
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
Orville D Thompson
Born: around 1901
Colorado, United States
Orville L Thompson
Born: around 1925
Illinois, United States
Orville C Thompson
Born: around 1912
Michigan, United States
Orville A Thompson
Born: around 1908
United States
Orville L Thompson
Born: around 1917
United States
Orville E Thompson
Born: around 1915
United States
Orville L Thompson
Born: around 1922
Illinois, United States
Orville Thompson
Born: around 1918
Kentucky, United States
Orville G Thompson
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Orville R Thompson
Born: around 1921
Tennessee, United States
Orville E Thompson
Born: around 1908
District Of Columbia, United States
Orville K Thompson
Born: around 1918
District Of Columbia, United States

Other Thompsons

Carson Thompson
Jan 10, 1914 - Apr 29, 1989
Pocatello, ID
Margaret Louise Thompson
Nov 9, 1924 - Apr 15, 2009
Burley, Idaho
Irene Thompson
Jul 31, 1903 - July 1972
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Thomas Thompson
Sep 25, 1927 - August 1974
Olga Thompson
Feb 9, 1892 - Aug 26, 1989
Katherine Thompson
Apr 8, 1922 - June 1970
Elko, Nevada
Clarence Thompson
Dec 19, 1928 - Apr 22, 2009
Beaumont, Montana
Rosalie A Thompson
Mar 30, 1927 - Jul 13, 2007
Connell, WA
Peggy I Thompson
Feb 22, 1914 - Jan 23, 1999
Las Vegas, NV
Kathryn L Thompson
Jul 29, 1929 - May 20, 2003
Spokane, WA
Viola Thompson
Mar 10, 1907 - January 1979
Glenn W Thompson
Jan 18, 1929 - Mar 15, 1996
Almira, WA
Roy G Thompson
Sep 22, 1930 - Mar 20, 2008
Zerabel Thompson
Jan 14, 1917 - May 25, 1995
Boise, ID
Melba Thompson
Dec 1, 1904 - January 1985
Nampa, Idaho
Alma C Thompson
Oct 25, 1929 - Mar 31, 1993
Blackfoot, ID
Adna Thompson
Jan 10, 1902 - February 1983
Downey, Idaho
Jennie Thompson
Nov 3, 1927 - Nov 8, 2002
Blackfoot, ID
Lorenzo Thompson
Dec 23, 1892 - November 1971
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Jerry Thompson
Sep 27, 1929 - Jul 9, 2007
Oakley, ID

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Dec 31, 1883 - February 1966
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Ira James Davids
Apr 1, 1924 - Jul 13, 2010
Burley, Idaho
G Harker
Jan 4, 1927 - Mar 15, 1988
Zenda M Mcpherson
Feb 20, 1907 - Mar 12, 1995
Stevensville, MT
Clifford G Price
Aug 11, 1906 - Aug 22, 2000
Garden City, UT
Dawna S Whittle
Jan 13, 1927 - Feb 5, 2009
Firth, ID
D D Smith
Dec 10, 1927 - Mar 31, 2001
Bend, OR
Richard G Smith
Nov 16, 1930 - Oct 28, 2005
Revere, MA
John R Stedtfeld
Jul 9, 1930 - Aug 24, 1992
Pocatello, ID
Belva M Guinn
Jul 2, 1926 - May 7, 1994
Pocatello, ID
Shigeru Takahashi
Jul 1, 1918 - Sep 20, 2000
Stockton, CA
Shikano Kadowaki
Feb 18, 1902 - Jun 4, 1993
Buena Park, CA
Clayton R Koger
Oct 27, 1929 - Nov 25, 2001
Pocatello, ID
Leroy Campbell
Feb 9, 1925 - March 1984
Phoenix, Arizona
Glen O Christensen
Nov 15, 1916 - Jun 20, 1990
Rex W Gurney
Jan 28, 1926 - Aug 28, 2008
Emmett, ID
Allene H Sorenson
Jun 3, 1922 - Feb 3, 2001
Idaho Falls, ID
James N Hoskins
Apr 12, 1927 - Mar 25, 1997
Blackfoot, ID
Kenneth Jensen
May 21, 1929 - June 1969
Wendell E Jensen
Dec 14, 1924 - May 19, 2005
Idaho Falls, ID
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