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Thomas Greenwade (1911 - 1971)

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Thomas Greenwade
1911 - 1971
Born
July 10, 1911
Death
June 1971
Last Known Residence
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida 33709
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Thomas Greenwade of Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida was born on July 10, 1911, and died at age 59 years old in June 1971.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 27115539

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Thomas Greenwade passed away at age 59 years old in June 1971. Thomas Greenwade of Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida was born on July 10, 1911.

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Thomas Greenwade lived 15 years shorter than the average Greenwade family member when he died at the age of 59.
The average age of a Greenwade family member is 74.
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1911 - 1971 World Events

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In 1911, in the year that Thomas Greenwade was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1928, when he was 17 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, at the age of 21 years old, Thomas was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1947, when he was 36 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1971, in the year of Thomas Greenwade's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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