Thomas Houston (1886 - 1963)

Thomas Houston
1886 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Houston was born on December 15, 1886. He died in March 1963 at 76 years of age. We know that Thomas Houston had been residing in Texas.
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Thomas Houston died in March 1963 at 76 years of age. He was born on December 15, 1886. There is no information about Thomas's family. We know that Thomas Houston had been residing in Texas.
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In 1886, in the year that Thomas Houston was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1902, at the age of 16 years old, Thomas was alive when the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1925, he was 39 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1944, at the age of 58 years old, Thomas was alive when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1963, in the year of Thomas Houston's passing, 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.

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around 1920 - Oct 14, 1943
around 1876 - Apr 10, 1916
around 1903 - May 6, 1941
around 1884 - Oct 17, 1917
around 1922 - Jul 15, 1942
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Unknown - Mar 24, 1918
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around 1915 - Feb 17, 1945
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
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Jun 16, 1877 - June 1965
Apr 22, 1919 - Aug 26, 1990
Aug 30, 1913 - Apr 13, 1988
Aug 26, 1897 - May 1979
Jun 4, 1919 - May 26, 1995
Jul 29, 1904 - July 1969
Feb 19, 1903 - February 1971
Nov 9, 1909 - July 1987
Nov 5, 1919 - May 18, 1995
Oct 30, 1956 - November 1981
Aug 10, 1882 - October 1971
Oct 27, 1909 - Jan 17, 1997
Feb 7, 1903 - May 1972
Jul 28, 1887 - December 1969
Jan 7, 1899 - November 1972
Aug 18, 1914 - Feb 2, 2002
Sep 13, 1916 - July 1970
Mar 6, 1900 - March 1975

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Aug 3, 1916 - Jun 29, 1998
Apr 25, 1902 - October 1968
Aug 8, 1885 - January 1963
Sep 3, 1911 - May 1987
Aug 27, 1904 - Aug 4, 1988
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