Thomas Campbell (1891 - 1981)

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Thomas Campbell
1891 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Campbell was born on May 14, 1891. He died in December 1981 at age 90. We know that Thomas Campbell had been residing in Hope Mills, Cumberland County, North Carolina 28348.


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Thomas Campbell passed away in December 1981 at 90 years old. He was born on May 14, 1891. We are unaware of information about Thomas's surviving family. We know that Thomas Campbell had been residing in Hope Mills, Cumberland County, North Carolina 28348.
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In 1891, in the year that Thomas Campbell was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1913, when he was 22 years old, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1927, at the age of 36 years old, Thomas was alive when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1964, by the time he was 73 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1981, in the year of Thomas Campbell's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Thomas Young Campbell
Died: Oct 1, 1917
Thomas William Campbell
around 1878 - Nov 3, 1915
Thomas Welsh Campbell
around 1892 - Nov 12, 1918
Thomas Watt Campbell
around 1919 - Jun 5, 1940
Thomas Steel Campbell
Died: Apr 23, 1917
Thomas Rymer M. Campbell
around 1899 - Mar 23, 1918
Thomas Reynolds Campbell
around 1910 - Oct 7, 1942
Thomas R. Campbell
around 1893 - Mar 21, 1918
Thomas Murdock Campbell
Died: Jun 15, 1916
Thomas Mcgowan Campbell
around 1922 - Mar 8, 1945
Thomas Mccord Campbell
around 1921 - Sep 2, 1942
Thomas Marnoch Campbell
around 1924 - Mar 5, 1945
Thomas Leslie Campbell
around 1912 - Sep 14, 1942
Thomas Joseph Campbell
around 1888 - May 26, 1915
Thomas Joseph Campbell
around 1922 - May 15, 1943
Thomas Jones Campbell
around 1920 - Dec 17, 1942
Thomas John Campbell
around 1875 - Apr 11, 1920
Thomas Jepson Campbell
Died: May 30, 1943
Thomas James Campbell
Died: Apr 23, 1915

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Jessie Campbell
Oct 5, 1908 - December 1982
Jacksonville, Florida
Linnie L Campbell
Jun 28, 1907 - Jan 28, 1996
Pensacola, FL
Raphael Campbell
Nov 23, 1901 - July 1979
Chiefland, Florida
Helen E Campbell
Feb 26, 1911 - Nov 25, 1999
Sylmar, CA
Paul W Campbell
Oct 4, 1952 - Jul 7, 2011
Bay Minette, AL
Clarence Campbell
Jun 13, 1917 - July 1982
Detroit, Michigan
Herbert H Campbell
Feb 11, 1919 - Jan 23, 1992
Bernice Campbell
Jun 25, 1893 - January 1973
Bertha B Campbell
Jul 17, 1905 - Jul 15, 1997
Boise, ID
James C Campbell
Jan 22, 1919 - Apr 22, 1999
Keystone Heights, FL
Arthur Campbell
Apr 8, 1913 - Mar 22, 1994
Jacksonville, FL
Robert Campbell
Jul 10, 1905 - March 1979
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Halley B Campbell
Jul 4, 1914 - Aug 23, 1990
Panama City, FL
Steve Campbell
Apr 12, 1910 - April 1986
Orlando, Florida
Mildred K Campbell
Oct 22, 1928 - Aug 29, 1996
Bradenton, FL
Dionne Campbell
Oct 27, 1954 - January 1976
Robert T Campbell
Dec 7, 1951 - Feb 21, 1991
Deerfield Beach, FL
Gina M Campbell
Sep 22, 1965 - Jul 1, 2004
James Campbell
Aug 11, 1915 - January 1985
Chipley, Florida
Gussie Campbell
Jun 20, 1899 - June 1976
Jacksonville, Florida

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Jun 22, 1917 - January 1987
Elisha Robinson
Apr 15, 1922 - Dec 13, 1990
Corene Albury
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Joseph Masters
Sep 8, 1906 - May 1959
Wallace L Hill
Jul 25, 1917 - Dec 3, 2002
Mount Holly, NC
Lee Cox
Jul 5, 1915 - January 1980
Asheville, North Carolina
Frank Cash
Feb 17, 1888 - April 1972
Gray, Georgia
Virginia Hubbell
Apr 14, 1915 - March 1970
Warren Graham
Jan 26, 1908 - May 1960
Sadie Hodges
Apr 5, 1915 - April 1987
Jacksonville, Florida
James Rhodes
Dec 3, 1910 - April 1973
Chipley, Florida
Richard C Ivey
May 21, 1914 - Feb 7, 1988
Graceville, FL
Willie Daniels
Mar 23, 1917 - Oct 27, 1995
Hamtramck, MI
Pauline W Hurlbert
Apr 4, 1918 - Oct 31, 1998
Jacksonville, FL
Herbert L Williamson
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Land O' Lakes, FL
Isaac Armstrong
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