Thelma Holmes (1942 - 1977)

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Thelma Holmes
1942 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Thelma Holmes was born on December 18, 1942. She died in January 1977 at 34 years old.

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Thelma Holmes died in January 1977 at 34 years old. She was born on December 18, 1942. There is no information about Thelma's family.
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1942 - 1977 World Events

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In 1942, in the year that Thelma Holmes was born, 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 1959, at the age of 17 years old, Thelma was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1960, when she was 18 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1967, when she was 25 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1977, in the year of Thelma Holmes's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Thelma J Holmes
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Thelma May Holmes
1898 - 1982
Park, Australia
Thelma Clair Holmes
1939 - 1978
Melbourne, Australia
Thelma Mary Holmes
1904 - 1962
Richmond, Australia
Thelma Adelaide Holmes
1903 - 1928
Prahran, Australia
Thelma Holmes
1913 - 1914
Prahran, Australia
Thelma Rempfer Holmes
Sep 12, 1920 - Aug 12, 2005
West Linn, OR
Thelma H Holmes
around 1908  - Apr 17, 1908
Thelma Holmes
around 1916 - Nov 25, 1944
Thelma L. (Hicks) Holmes
Born: around 1928
TX
Thelma N. (Bacus) Holmes
Born: around 1935
TX
Thelma J. (Fox) Holmes
Born: around 1947
TX
Thelma (Randle) Holmes
Born: around 1914
TX
Thelma E Holmes
Oct 22, 1913 - Feb 15, 1998
Washington, DC
Thelma Holmes
Nov 17, 1910 - December 1994
Baltimore, MD
Thelma Holmes
Mar 23, 1905 - April 1984
San Ramon, California
Thelma Holmes
Oct 28, 1908 - Feb 28, 1992
Redlands, CA
Thelma Holmes
Nov 24, 1905 - Jun 28, 2004
Redwood City, CA
Thelma Holmes
Feb 28, 1902 - July 1977
Woodland Hills, California

Other Holmeses

Herbert D Holmes
Oct 6, 1947 - Jul 13, 2010
San Diego, California
William Holmes
Sep 20, 1947 - March 1967
Willie L Holmes
Oct 18, 1946 - Oct 14, 2009
Natchez, MS
Ala J Holmes
Sep 21, 1947 - Sep 12, 2002
New York, NY
Zaniyah A Holmes
Apr 17, 2002 - Dec 5, 2002
Annie Holmes
Nov 7, 1884 - May 1975
Amory, Mississippi
Emmit Holmes
Jan 31, 1881 - November 1966
Tylertown, Mississippi
Carrie Holmes
Mar 12, 1899 - February 1973
Natchez, Mississippi
Fred L Holmes
Oct 24, 1944 - Jul 5, 2003
Flint, MI
Erna S Holmes
Dec 2, 1941 - Oct 24, 2005
Drew, MS
Joy R Holmes
Sep 19, 1921 - Jan 19, 2007
McComb, MS
Vera Holmes
Dec 12, 1944 - June 1980
Tylertown, Mississippi
Kerry O Holmes
Apr 13, 1946 - May 7, 2003
Tylertown, MS
Elnora Holmes
Apr 29, 1942 - Sep 14, 2006
Batesville, MS
Rachel Holmes
May 6, 1886 - Nov 15, 1972
Greenwood, MS
Bobbie J Holmes
Jul 16, 1944 - Aug 15, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
Flossie Holmes
Aug 9, 1930 - Jul 22, 2001
Greenwood, MS
Johnnie Holmes
Oct 2, 1923 - June 1979
Marks, Mississippi
Rosie L Holmes
Sep 7, 1911 - Sep 1, 1996
Jackson, MS
Dorsey L Holmes
Jul 6, 1945 - Jul 24, 2010
Inverness, MS

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Allonia M Harris
May 16, 1918 - Oct 27, 1994
Pascagoula, MS
Caroyl J Strong
Oct 29, 1943 - May 18, 2009
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Thelma Kirkpatrick
Oct 9, 1901 - December 1983
Gulfport, Mississippi
Wilbert Norwood
Mar 22, 1947 - July 1980
Richard E Caffey
Mar 15, 1947 - May 21, 2005
Bonnie L Thompson
Apr 1, 1945 - Dec 8, 2003
Mobile, AL
Cynthia B Hollingswort
Feb 21, 1946 - Jul 10, 2005
Katy, TX
Lois S Davis
Mar 17, 1945 - Nov 17, 2000
Arthur L Papale
Sep 5, 1945 - Feb 16, 1969
Mary C Bradley
Mar 20, 1947 - Sep 25, 2006
Gulfport, MS
Kathleen C Carter
May 12, 1948 - Aug 18, 2001
Gulfport, MS
Mary Knowles
Feb 2, 1907 - May 30, 1990
Gloria A Wiggins
Nov 14, 1945 - May 8, 2004
Moss Point, MS
J L Carter
Aug 18, 1944 - May 1991
Clinton R Chestnut
Aug 8, 1945 - Feb 11, 2006
Long Beach, MS
May M Gladney
Jul 20, 1945 - Jan 6, 2011
Moss Point, MS
Jennie D Clay
Nov 28, 1940 - Dec 27, 2002
Aberdeen, MS
Jeanette Ruth Addison
Apr 7, 1942 - Jun 3, 2011
South Sioux City, Nebraska
John A Myrick
Jul 8, 1943 - Apr 2, 2005
Biloxi, MS
Daniel A Malone
Aug 6, 1946 - Aug 7, 2009
Gulfport, MS
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