Thomas Montague (1914 - 1983)

A photo of Thomas Montague
Add photo
Thomas Montague
1914 - 1983
Born
March 11, 1914
Death
August 1983
Last Known Residence
Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21206
Summary
Thomas Montague was born on March 11, 1914. He died in August 1983 at 69 years old. We know that Thomas Montague had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21206.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Thomas is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Thomas' life so that he is always remembered.

Biography
Thomas Montague
Most commonly known as
Thomas Montague
Full name
Other names or aliases
Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21206
Last known residence
Male
Gender
Thomas Montague was born on
Birth
Thomas Montague died in
Death
Thomas Montague was born on
Thomas Montague died in
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Thomas Montague?
View other bios of people named Thomas Montague

Thomas's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Thomas Montague
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Thomas' family friends, and his friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Thomas.

Cancel

Share Thomas' obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

Thomas Montague passed away in August 1983 at 69 years old. He was born on March 11, 1914. We have no information about Thomas's immediate family. We know that Thomas Montague had been residing in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21206.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Thomas' lifetime.

In 1914, in the year that Thomas Montague was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1934, when he was 20 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1940, he was 26 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1954, Thomas was 40 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1983, in the year of Thomas Montague's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

Other Thomas Montagues

Other Montagues

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top