Thomas French (1883 - 1915)

Thomas French
1883 - 1915
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas French was born around 1883. He died on November 7, 1915 at 32 years old.
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Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 9 A 9 B And 10 B., in France
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Service number: 11045
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit/ship/squadron: 11th Bn.

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Thomas French passed away on November 7, 1915 at 32 years of age. He was buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 9 A 9 B And 10 B., France. He was born around 1883. We have no information about Thomas's surviving family.
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In 1883, in the year that Thomas French was born, on July 4th, the first rodeo in the world was held in Pecos, Texas - according to its citizens. In the towns of Prescott and Payson Arizona, the same claim is made. All of these were gatherings of local cowboys, showing off their skills - no matter who was first.

In 1894, he was only 11 years old when on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

In 1899, at the age of 16 years old, Thomas was alive when the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

In 1907, Thomas was 24 years old when the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1915, in the year of Thomas French's passing, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

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