Thomas Simmonds (1916 - 1981)

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Thomas Simmonds
1916 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Simmonds was born on December 17, 1916. He died in June 1981 at 64 years old. We know that Thomas Simmonds had been residing in Dolton, Cook County, Illinois 60419.


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Thomas Simmonds died in June 1981 at 64 years old. He was born on December 17, 1916. There is no information about Thomas's surviving family. We know that Thomas Simmonds had been residing in Dolton, Cook County, Illinois 60419.
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In 1916, in the year that Thomas Simmonds was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1938, by the time he was 22 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1940, when he was 24 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1950, when he was 34 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1981, in the year of Thomas Simmonds's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Thomas William Simmonds
around 1882 - Oct 11, 1917
Thomas Royston Simmonds
around 1909 - Jul 1, 1942
Thomas Jesse Noel Simmonds
around 1918 - Jul 23, 1945
Thomas Herbert Melvin Simmonds
around 1923 - Feb 23, 1941
Thomas Herbert Simmonds
around 1890 - Apr 23, 1917
Thomas George Simmonds
around 1895 - Aug 23, 1918
Thomas Edward Simmonds
around 1884 - Sep 21, 1918
Thomas Charles Sturton Simmonds
around 1890 - Dec 11, 1916
Thomas Arthur Simmonds
around 1894 - Jul 9, 1917
Thomas Arthur Simmonds
around 1874 - Dec 26, 1915
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around 1894 - Aug 22, 1915
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Thomas Simmonds
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Thomas G Simmonds
Born: around 1910
Virginia, United States
Thomas George Simmonds
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Melbourne, Australia
Thomas George Simmonds
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Thomas Ferguson Simmonds
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Kathy D Simmonds
May 9, 1953 - Jun 15, 2003
Macon, MS
Marie Simmonds
Jul 16, 1878 - March 1966
Chicago, Illinois
Marie Simmonds
Mar 10, 1904 - June 1984
Greenville, Illinois
Lorena Simmonds
May 4, 1895 - May 1970
Quincy, Illinois
Charles W Simmonds
Aug 18, 1920 - Mar 24, 1999
Kingman, IN
Edward Simmonds
Sep 17, 1910 - Oct 26, 2009
Prescott, Arizona
Kenneth Simmonds
Jul 16, 1941 - September 1984
Celestine A Simmonds
Aug 18, 1923 - Jan 27, 2006
Georgetown, IL
Dorothy M Simmonds
May 22, 1926 - Feb 8, 2007
Lake Bluff, IL
Donald v Simmonds
Jan 22, 1933 - Jan 13, 1995
Agatha Simmonds
Jul 9, 1902 - Jan 21, 2006
North Chicago, IL
Richard J Simmonds
Jul 8, 1924 - Jun 12, 1994
Houston, TX
Virginia H Simmonds
Nov 18, 1915 - Feb 21, 1993
Sequim, WA
George A Simmonds
Jan 27, 1919 - May 31, 2000
Bloomingdale, IL
Charles L Simmonds
Apr 27, 1948 - May 21, 2011
Justice, IL
Ralph Simmonds
Aug 17, 1938 - May 3, 2009
Belleville, IL
Wayne Simmonds
Jan 7, 1909 - June 1982
Hancock, Iowa
James Simmonds
Jun 25, 1917 - January 1959
Richard A Simmonds
May 5, 1924 - Apr 27, 2001
Geneva, NY
Ralph Simmonds
Died: February 1964

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