Thomas Hurley (1907 - 1981)

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Thomas Hurley
1907 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Hurley was born on September 16, 1907. He died in November 1981 at age 74. We know that Thomas Hurley had been residing in River Forest, Cook County, Illinois 60305.

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Thomas Hurley died in November 1981 at age 74. He was born on September 16, 1907. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family. We know that Thomas Hurley had been residing in River Forest, Cook County, Illinois 60305.
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In 1907, in the year that Thomas Hurley 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 1937, he was 30 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1943, Thomas was 36 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1970, he was 63 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1981, in the year of Thomas Hurley's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Thomas J Hurley
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May 16, 1918 - Jun 9, 2005
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Mar 18, 1915 - Mar 20, 2004
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Bensenville, IL
Henrietta M Hurley
Mar 28, 1922 - Feb 22, 2004
Oak Lawn, IL
Ruby A Hurley
Aug 8, 1921 - Jun 5, 2008
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James T Hurley
Jul 24, 1914 - Apr 19, 1991
James A Hurley
Jul 14, 1923 - Feb 21, 1995
Lake Forest, IL
Grace Hurley
Nov 5, 1924 - Aug 11, 1999
Decatur, IL
Susan Hurley
Nov 1, 1942 - Aug 8, 2002
Joliet, IL
Thomas L Hurley
Apr 29, 1944 - Oct 2, 1998
Jacqueline L Hurley
Oct 10, 1925 - Feb 10, 2010
Vancouver, WA
Randall G Hurley
Dec 25, 1945 - Oct 25, 2000
Citronelle, AL
Jessie Hurley
Apr 11, 1896 - November 1981
Chicago, Illinois
John Frank Hurley
Mar 27, 1962 - Oct 20, 2010
Alanson, Indiana
John R Hurley
Apr 15, 1977 - Sep 11, 2005
Virginia Hurley
Nov 9, 1915 - July 1964
Illinois
Thomas F Hurley
Jun 9, 1918 - Aug 29, 2002
Chicago, IL
Martha E Hurley
Jun 14, 1909 - June 1992
Chicago, IL
Audria M Hurley
Nov 12, 1923 - Jul 10, 1996
Gulfport, MS
Joseph Hurley
Nov 3, 1920 - May 1980
Chicago, Illinois

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