Sol Emanual Thornton (1919 - 1998)

Sol Emanual Thornton
1919 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Sol Emanual Thornton was born on May 1, 1919. Sol died on August 11, 1998 at 79 years of age. We know that Sol Emanual Thornton had been residing in Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida 32955.

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Sol Emanual Thornton

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Emanual

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Florida National Cemetery Section 124 Site 374, 6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., in Bushnell, Florida 33513

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Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida 32955

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Sol Emanual Thornton died on August 11, 1998 at 79 years of age. Sol was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 124 Site 374, Bushnell, Florida. Sol was born on May 1, 1919. We are unaware of information about Sol's surviving family. We know that Sol Emanual Thornton had been residing in Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida 32955.
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1919 - 1998 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Sol Emanual Thornton was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1939, when this person was 20 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1942, at the age of 23 years old, Sol was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1973, this person was 54 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1998, in the year of Sol Emanual Thornton's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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