Thomas Cauley (1916 - 1972)

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Thomas Cauley
1916 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Cauley was born on January 9, 1916. He died in June 1972 at 56 years old.


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Thomas Cauley passed away in June 1972 at 56 years of age. He was born on January 9, 1916. We are unaware of information about Thomas's immediate family.
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In 1916, in the year that Thomas Cauley was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1939, at the age of 23 years old, Thomas was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1940, he was 24 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1954, by the time he was 38 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1972, in the year of Thomas Cauley's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Born: around 1921
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Born: around 1920
North Carolina, United States
Thomas H Cauley
Born: around 1909
Pennsylvania, United States
Thomas P Cauley
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
Thomas Cauley
1867 - 1909
Tgon, Australia
Thomas H Cauley
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Thomas Michael Cauley
Born: around 1945
Thomas M. Cauley Jr
Born: around 1979
Thomas E. Cauley Jr
Born: around 1932
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Jan 9, 1886 - October 1969
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Elmer Cauley
Dec 31, 1933 - Sep 23, 1995
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Esther Darlene Mc Cauley
Jun 26, 1923 - Aug 15, 2010
Spokane, Washington
Barbara Cauley
Jan 3, 1897 - July 1972
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Junior F Cauley
Apr 13, 1928 - Oct 7, 2001
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Melvin Cauley
Sep 11, 1937 - September 1976
Arnold, Missouri
Nora E Cauley
Jan 5, 1921 - May 13, 2009
Elizabethton, TN
Roy Cauley
Dec 3, 1905 - Feb 2, 1988
Belleview, MO
Otto M Cauley
Jan 27, 1903 - May 20, 1998
Belleview, MO
Abram Cauley
Aug 19, 1906 - June 1979
Saint Louis, Missouri
Mamie Cauley
Jun 12, 1905 - Jul 1, 1991
Shirley Cauley
Apr 16, 1936 - November 1976
Joan E Cauley
Apr 18, 1936 - Apr 8, 2007
Doe Run, MO
Lindell Cauley
Jul 18, 1952 - Jan 5, 2000
Park Hills, MO
Louanna Cauley
Mar 11, 1886 - February 1981
Denver, Colorado
Rachel v Cauley
Mar 22, 1911 - August 1995
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Helen G Cauley
Nov 25, 1920 - Mar 31, 2001
Farmington, MO
Elmer Cauley
Feb 18, 1912 - Jul 26, 1999
Lesterville, MO

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