Thomas Degnan (1907 - 1986)

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Thomas Degnan
1907 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Degnan was born on June 10, 1907. He died in February 1986 at age 78. We know that Thomas Degnan had been residing in Contoocook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.


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Thomas Degnan passed away in February 1986 at 78 years of age. He was born on June 10, 1907. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family or relationships. We know that Thomas Degnan had been residing in Contoocook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
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1907 - 1986 World Events

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In 1907, in the year that Thomas Degnan was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1945, at the age of 38 years old, Thomas was alive when on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

In 1958, Thomas was 51 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1966, he was 59 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1986, in the year of Thomas Degnan's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Other Thomas Degnans

Thomas Degnan
around 1905 - Sep 15, 1940
Thomas Degnan
around 1895 - Nov 4, 1917
Thomas Degnan
around 1922 - Mar 30, 1942
Thomas L Degnan
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
Thomas J Jr Degnan
Born: around 1902
California, United States
Thomas J Degnan
Born: around 1923
New York, United States
Thomas J Degnan
Born: around 1917
New York, United States
Thomas M Degnan
Born: around 1923
Rhode Island, United States
Thomas E Degnan
Born: around 1907
Massachusetts, United States
Thomas F Degnan
Born: around 1923
Connecticut, United States
Thomas J Degnan
Aug 8, 1931 - Mar 29, 2012
Thomas Degnan
Died: Sep 20, 1942
Thomas S Degnan
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 15, 1961
Thomas Degnan
Died: Dec 31, 1969

Other Degnans

Rosanna Degnan
Feb 2, 1920 - May 10, 2007
Rye, NH
Kathleen Degnan
Oct 24, 1908 - May 1987
Concord, NH
James L Degnan
Jul 5, 1929 - Dec 31, 2002
Northwood, NH
Mary Degnan
Jul 31, 1904 - December 1978
Concord, NH
Mary Degnan
Jul 11, 1880 - May 1966
Nashua, NH
William Degnan
Sep 12, 1917 - July 1987
Concord, NH
James Degnan
Jul 1, 1921 - November 1966
Nashua, NH
Joseph F Degnan
Nov 29, 1934 - Oct 23, 2006
Vestal, NY
Helen Degnan
Nov 11, 1908 - November 1983
West Roxbury, MA
Margaret Degnan
Sep 22, 1904 - August 1970
Roslindale, MA
Thomas Degnan
May 31, 1886 - October 1974
New Haven, CT
Brian Degnan
Feb 2, 1971 - Aug 6, 2010
Hopkinton, MA
Leo F Degnan
Feb 20, 1915 - Nov 17, 1994
Pawtucket, RI
Francis J Degnan
Mar 15, 1927 - Sep 5, 2006
Chesapeake, VA
Thomas Degnan
Aug 17, 1907 - July 1984
Hyde Park, MA
Margaret Degnan
Apr 24, 1911 - May 1971
Moorestown, NJ
Margaret Degnan
Aug 16, 1897 - November 1978
Mary L Degnan
Oct 12, 1911 - September 1988
West Roxbury, MA
Grace Degnan
Jun 28, 1898 - April 1975
Franklin, MA
Kathryn Degnan
Apr 15, 1892 - January 1986
Woburn, MA

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Russell H Drew
Sep 11, 1908 - May 11, 1996
Contoocook, NH
George Colby
Jan 5, 1913 - August 1973
Wesley Couch
Jan 26, 1891 - April 1972
Rochester, NH
Newton Cox
Oct 14, 1899 - June 1983
East Andover, NH
George Boulay
Jul 4, 1902 - November 1975
Concord, NH
Bradford Pike
Oct 1, 1909 - September 1975
Worcester, MA
Vincent Ritchie
Jul 17, 1918 - February 1985
Henniker, NH
Vinal Stenberg
May 3, 1916 - July 1975
Milford, NH
Albert Blaisdell
Feb 11, 1911 - June 1968
Joseph Bourque
Aug 22, 1905 - November 1972
Concord, NH
Harold Goulding
Sep 7, 1917 - July 1987
Concord, NH
Fannie Helen Upton
Jan 27, 1917 - Aug 15, 2005
Marlborough, NH
Joseph H Mackie
Feb 5, 1912 - Feb 11, 1989
Atkinson, NH
Cecilia Robichaud
Jan 15, 1916 - Mar 16, 2001
Lowell, MA
William Hetherman
Sep 7, 1893 - November 1980
Keene, NH
Anson Hartwell
Jul 31, 1917 - November 1985
Keene, NH
Arvo Luoma
Jun 23, 1912 - April 1983
Harrisville, NH
James Pender
Died: February 1947
Irene Silk
Sep 23, 1889 - April 1984
Keene, NH
John W Silk
Aug 18, 1912 - Feb 21, 1999
Marlborough, NH
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