Thomas F Francis (1906 - 1988)

Thomas F Francis
1906 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas F Francis was born on December 6, 1906. He died on June 15, 1988 at 81 years old. We know that Thomas F Francis had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98177.

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Thomas F Francis died on June 15, 1988 at age 81. He was born on December 6, 1906. We are unaware of information about Thomas's immediate family. We know that Thomas F Francis had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98177.
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In 1906, in the year that Thomas F Francis was born, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1930, by the time he was 24 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1963, when he was 57 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1979, Thomas was 73 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, in the year of Thomas F Francis's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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September 1891 - September 1891
around 1875 - Oct 26, 1914
1890 - Jul 20, 1916
around 1920 - Jun 11, 1940
around 1921 - Jun 22, 1944
around 1922 - Sep 23, 1943
around 1913 - May 20, 1940
around 1885 - Sep 17, 1916
around 1898 - Feb 26, 1918
around 1922 - Jun 19, 1942
Unknown - Jul 25, 1943
Unknown - Sep 30, 1942
around 1886 - Oct 5, 1916
around 1920 - Oct 14, 1944
Unknown - Feb 14, 1915
Unknown - Jun 2, 1915
Unknown - Jul 1, 1916
around 1882 - Apr 18, 1915
around 1890 - Apr 9, 1917
around 1882 - Jun 21, 1918

Other Francises

Jul 19, 1912 - Aug 31, 2004
Dec 9, 1941 - Aug 5, 1996
Nov 4, 1940 - Jan 16, 2011
Jan 25, 1893 - June 1975
Aug 24, 1944 - Dec 8, 2000
Apr 24, 1946 - Jul 2, 2009
Aug 26, 1922 - Jan 14, 2005
Apr 22, 1878 - October 1968
Jan 25, 1915 - Jan 17, 2003
Sep 10, 1909 - December 1975
Jun 20, 1960 - Apr 21, 2004
Feb 16, 1919 - Jan 30, 2007
May 17, 1912 - Sep 5, 1996
Apr 20, 1903 - Mar 2, 1993
Dec 6, 1915 - July 1982
May 17, 1910 - Feb 28, 1989
Apr 13, 1911 - Jan 1, 1999
May 13, 1918 - December 1984
Apr 18, 1906 - Mar 3, 1990
Jun 7, 1895 - April 1971

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May 14, 1902 - October 1973
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May 4, 1936 - Sep 22, 2004
Mar 29, 1906 - Jul 22, 1988
Oct 7, 1910 - Jan 5, 2006
Mar 19, 1913 - Nov 20, 2006
Nov 25, 1936 - Aug 17, 2009
Feb 7, 1898 - October 1975
Nov 6, 1896 - September 1967
Apr 14, 1932 - January 1992
Aug 23, 1935 - Jul 6, 1993
Jun 22, 1913 - June 1986
Jan 25, 1928 - Jul 28, 1996
Sep 25, 1935 - Jun 8, 1999
Jul 6, 1901 - December 1981
Feb 21, 1913 - June 1962
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