Thomas Boyd (1881 - 1963)

Thomas Boyd
1881 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Boyd was born on May 2, 1881. He died in January 1963 at age 81. We know that Thomas Boyd had been residing in Arkansas.
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Thomas Boyd passed away in January 1963 at 81 years of age. He was born on May 2, 1881. We have no information about Thomas's immediate family. We know that Thomas Boyd had been residing in Arkansas.
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In 1881, in the year that Thomas Boyd was born, on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

In 1893, he was merely 12 years old when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1926, at the age of 45 years old, Thomas was alive when 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 1943, at the age of 62 years old, Thomas was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1963, in the year of Thomas Boyd's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Other Thomas Boyds

c. 1891 - Dec 2, 1939
c. 1884 - Jun 6, 1916
c. 1922 - Nov 25, 1941
c. 1891 - Sep 30, 1917
Unknown - Oct 25, 1918
c. 1920 - Mar 16, 1944
c. 1924 - Feb 22, 1944
Unknown - Jul 19, 1916
c. 1917 - Nov 18, 1940
c. 1898 - Feb 25, 1918
c. 1897 - Jul 21, 1917
Unknown - Oct 14, 1939
c. 1925 - Mar 12, 1941
c. 1916 - Aug 8, 1944
c. 1912 - May 27, 1940
c. 1915 - May 31, 1940
c. 1921 - May 27, 1941
Unknown - Aug 25, 1918
Unknown - Apr 19, 1917
c. 1886 - May 8, 1915

Other Boyds

Jan 19, 1889 - December 1966
Jun 23, 1960 - Aug 17, 2011
Aug 10, 1912 - Jun 3, 1992
Jun 16, 1918 - December 1973
Mar 15, 1913 - April 1982
Sep 2, 1905 - Jan 12, 2001
Aug 8, 1897 - Aug 23, 1972
Dec 13, 1967 - Jul 16, 1998
Aug 14, 1927 - Nov 4, 2010
Oct 26, 1894 - July 1975
Mar 12, 1915 - March 1980
Aug 12, 1923 - Aug 27, 2002
Oct 15, 1903 - Apr 26, 2000
Jan 20, 1927 - Mar 5, 1992
Feb 2, 1928 - Sep 20, 2000
Nov 22, 1924 - December 1987
Sep 25, 1926 - Jun 24, 2010
Sep 3, 1896 - July 1979
Nov 19, 1889 - September 1979
Aug 17, 1891 - July 1963

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Feb 17, 1889 - February 1975
Sep 5, 1896 - March 1977
Aug 28, 1884 - May 1968
May 19, 1903 - Jun 26, 1995
Jan 26, 1920 - December 1971
Jun 16, 1924 - Mar 16, 1992
Mar 20, 1921 - Feb 7, 2007
Oct 17, 1920 - Feb 7, 1988
Oct 23, 1918 - Jan 22, 1988
Feb 5, 1925 - Dec 11, 2002
Jun 20, 1887 - December 1979
Mar 24, 1925 - Apr 15, 1997
May 31, 1923 - May 1979
Jun 30, 1893 - April 1971
Sep 11, 1872 - April 1975
Sep 7, 1903 - October 1984
Jul 20, 1919 - Jul 19, 2008
Feb 26, 1924 - January 1977
Jun 23, 1923 - Apr 11, 2006
Sep 14, 1907 - June 1985
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