Thomas Kennedy (1865 - 1949)

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Thomas Kennedy
1865 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Kennedy was born in 1865. He was born to Kennedy John Kennedy and Mary Riley Kennedy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Wgul, Australia at 84 years of age.

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Kennedy John Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Mary Riley Kennedy

Wgul, Australia

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Thomas Kennedy died in 1949 in Wgul, Australia at 84 years of age. He was born in 1865. He was born to Kennedy John Kennedy and Mary Riley Kennedy, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1865 - 1949 World Events

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In 1865, in the year that Thomas Kennedy was born, on April 14th, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while attending a comedy at Ford's Theatre - Our American Cousin - in Washington, D.C. Actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth shot him 4 days after Lee had surrendered. The President died the next day. At almost the same time that Lincoln was shot, US Secretary of State William H. Seward and his family were attacked at home by another conspirator and Confederate sympathizer.

In 1870, he was only 5 years old when on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

In 1900, when he was 35 years old, artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1927, Thomas was 62 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1949, in the year of Thomas Kennedy's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

Other Biographies

Other Thomas Kennedies

Thomas Wighton Kennedy
around 1903 - Jun 10, 1941
Thomas Sneddon Kennedy
around 1888 - Dec 14, 1918
Thomas Ryce Kennedy
around 1892 - Nov 6, 1917
Thomas Robert Kennedy
around 1916 - Feb 10, 1942
Thomas Mayford Kennedy
Died: Jun 30, 1918
Thomas Leonard Kennedy
around 1910 - Feb 14, 1940
Thomas Joseph Kennedy
around 1910 - Jun 27, 1944
Thomas Jefferson Kennedy
Died: Mar 20, 1942
Thomas James Kennedy
1920 - May 13, 1943
Hville, Australia
Thomas James Kennedy
Died: Sep 9, 1916
Thomas Henry Kennedy
around 1884 - Apr 15, 1918
Thomas Hall Kennedy
Died: Jul 18, 1918
Thomas Greenshiells Kennedy
around 1896 - Sep 26, 1917
Thomas Erroll Sheehan Kennedy
around 1892 - Jun 11, 1915
Thomas E. Kennedy
around 1892 - Oct 9, 1917
Thomas Christian Kennedy
around 1896 - Nov 25, 1915
Thomas Carey Kennedy
around 1917 - Sep 20, 1943
Thomas Aloysius Kennedy
around 1900 - Jun 12, 1942
Thomas Allan Kennedy
around 1914 - Oct 31, 1942
Thomas Albert Kennedy
around 1914 - Dec 27, 1940

Other Kennedies

Kennedy John Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Mary Riley Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Florence Kennedy
1877 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Smethurst James Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Stanlake Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Michael Kennedy
1897 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Kennedy Michael Kennedy

Warnambool, Australia
Elizabeth Russell Kennedy

Warnambool, Australia
James John Kennedy
1886 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Kennedy John Kennedy

Ballarat, Australia
Mary Wright Kennedy

Ballarat, Australia
Joseph David Kennedy
1883 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Kennedy Thomas Kennedy

Bendigo, Australia
Jessie Rebecca Kennedy
1878 - 1949
Charlton, Australia
Pink John Clark Kennedy

Charlton, Australia
Alesenia Paterson Kennedy

Charlton, Australia
Michael Kennedy
1897 - 1949
Geelong, Australia
Kennedy John Kennedy

Geelong, Australia
Mary Mcmahon Kennedy

Geelong, Australia
Bridget Kennedy
1874 - 1949
Lfield, Australia

Other Bios

Kennedy John Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Mary Riley Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Mills
Died: 1949
Wgul, Australia
Mills Jonathan Mills

Wgul, Australia
Sydney Ward Davey
1895 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Annie Maria King Davey

Wgul, Australia
John Thomas Bateson
1876 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Bateson William Bateson

Wgul, Australia
Emma Bateson

Wgul, Australia
George Fox
1862 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Fox Robert Fox

Wgul, Australia
Florence Kennedy
1877 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Smethurst James Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Stanlake Kennedy

Wgul, Australia
Elizabeth Pollard
1864 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
Susanna Neal Pollard

Wgul, Australia
Harry Braham
1880 - 1949
Wgul, Australia
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