Thomas Jennings (1915 - 1982)

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Thomas Jennings
1915 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Jennings was born on March 15, 1915. He died in May 1982 at 67 years of age. We know that Thomas Jennings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.


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Thomas Jennings passed away in May 1982 at 67 years of age. He was born on March 15, 1915. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family or relationships. We know that Thomas Jennings had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15206.
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In 1915, in the year that Thomas Jennings was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1949, at the age of 34 years old, Thomas was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1952, by the time he was 37 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1962, by the time he was 47 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1982, in the year of Thomas Jennings's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Other Thomas Jenningses

Thomas Wyndham Jennings
around 1909 - Nov 14, 1946
Thomas William Jennings
around 1896 - Mar 8, 1941
Thomas William Jennings
around 1886 - Oct 26, 1918
Thomas W. Jennings
around 1886 - Aug 27, 1919
Thomas v. Jennings
around 1889 - May 31, 1916
Thomas Patrick Jennings
Died: Aug 27, 1945
Thomas Henry Jennings
around 1921 - May 27, 1940
Thomas Henry Jennings
around 1913 - Oct 24, 1942
Thomas George Jennings
around 1894 - Sep 16, 1916
Thomas Frederick Jennings
around 1912 - Mar 13, 1943
Thomas Frederick Jennings
around 1885 - Jan 28, 1916
Thomas Edward Jennings
Died: Dec 11, 1917
Thomas Cyril Jennings
around 1919 - Nov 2, 1941
Thomas Clement Jennings
around 1890 - Sep 26, 1916
Thomas Charles Radley Jennings
around 1889 - Sep 2, 1917
Thomas Augustus Jennings
around 1878 - Jul 20, 1916
Thomas Arthur Jennings
around 1894 - Apr 19, 1918
Thomas Allan Jennings
around 1915 - Apr 15, 1943
Thomas Jennings
around 1876 - Oct 16, 1940
Thomas Jennings
Died: Apr 21, 1941

Other Jenningses

Bernard Jennings
Jun 30, 1890 - January 1973
Philadelphia, PA
G M Jennings
Mar 13, 1930 - Oct 15, 1991
Nelson H Jennings
Aug 30, 1924 - Apr 28, 2007
Dover, DE
Barbara J Jennings
Jun 26, 1934 - Feb 8, 2005
Port Deposit, MD
Henry Jennings
Aug 20, 1878 - June 1970
Hagerstown, MD
Susan Jennings
Apr 20, 1893 - May 1975
Greensburg, PA
Lewis B Jennings
Nov 25, 1940 - Oct 5, 2005
West Grove, PA
Ella Jennings
Nov 15, 1899 - January 1974
Sumter, SC
Barbara M Jennings
Jul 13, 1941 - Jan 21, 1995
Baltimore, MD
Teresa Jennings
Oct 20, 1898 - June 1969
Philadelphia, PA
Stafford Jennings
Sep 25, 1918 - Feb 23, 1998
Philadelphia, PA
Robert A Jennings
Feb 12, 1945 - May 16, 1992
Thomas C Jennings
Oct 9, 1949 - May 30, 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
L S Jennings
Jun 26, 1950 - June 1990
George T Jennings
Aug 8, 1955 - Mar 15, 1996
Columbia, SC
Anita E Jennings
Apr 15, 1957 - Jul 20, 2009
Philadelphia, PA
Helen Jennings
Nov 26, 1897 - November 1979
New Castle, PA
Margaret J Jennings
Mar 11, 1901 - Aug 2, 1996
Pittsburgh, PA
William D Jennings Jr
Oct 14, 1968 - Oct 17, 2008
Charles Jennings
Nov 28, 1906 - Feb 15, 1993
Richmond, VA

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Mar 25, 1913 - December 1983
James Mckee
Oct 29, 1914 - April 1976
McKeesport, PA
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Jul 30, 1908 - July 1986
Rialto, CA
James Landon
Nov 15, 1904 - January 1974
Wayne, WV
Harvey Young
Jul 19, 1911 - October 1965
Frank Kapon
Mar 20, 1894 - January 1983
West Palm Beach, FL
John Lambert
Dec 7, 1912 - December 1981
Cleveland, OH
Clarence Killingswort
Jun 19, 1915 - September 1987
Uniontown, PA
Robert Cieslewski
Jan 15, 1912 - April 1963
W H Kennedy
Jun 9, 1904 - May 29, 1993
Venice, FL
Solden Johnson
Aug 5, 1897 - February 1987
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Harry Gape
Apr 6, 1895 - May 1971
Pittsburgh, PA
Roosevelt Stokley
Dec 21, 1913 - Feb 9, 2008
Pittsburgh, PA
Claus Lingenfelter
Aug 13, 1908 - October 1972
Sigel, PA
P Rusch
Apr 14, 1910 - September 1980
Pittsburgh, PA
Joseph Snyder
Jan 23, 1916 - December 1987
Saint Marys, PA
Albert Chase
Jul 2, 1909 - September 1958
Esther M Cronenweth
Dec 10, 1898 - Sep 11, 1993
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Lawrence C Stultz
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