Thomas Walker (1913 - 1973)

Thomas Walker
1913 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Walker was born on April 24, 1913. He died in December 1973 at 60 years of age.


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Thomas Walker died in December 1973 at age 60. He was born on April 24, 1913. There is no information about Thomas's family.
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In 1913, in the year that Thomas Walker was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1934, Thomas was 21 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1949, he was 36 years old 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 1965, at the age of 52 years old, Thomas was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1973, in the year of Thomas Walker's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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around 1919 - Aug 6, 1945
1894 - Jul 2, 1916
around 1902 - Jul 25, 1944
around 1904 - Sep 19, 1940
around 1903 - Sep 29, 1919
1886 - Feb 4, 1919
around 1916 - Jan 28, 1942
around 1914 - Apr 13, 1944
Unknown - Jul 5, 1941
around 1882 - May 8, 1915
around 1897 - Apr 25, 1918
Unknown - Nov 5, 1944
around 1892 - Sep 25, 1915
around 1908 - May 18, 1940
around 1893 - Jan 4, 1919
Unknown - Aug 20, 1916

Other Walkers

Dec 12, 1916 - Jan 6, 2010
Feb 12, 1884 - November 1965
Jan 18, 1909 - May 12, 1996
Nov 24, 1909 - Nov 27, 1999
Jun 25, 1921 - Mar 28, 2001
Jan 5, 1913 - November 1982
Jan 15, 1905 - September 1984
Apr 15, 1883 - June 1969
Mar 4, 1914 - Nov 23, 1989
Dec 15, 1897 - August 1968
Jul 8, 1891 - August 1967
Dec 20, 1923 - January 1977
Aug 25, 1909 - Jun 9, 1994
Jun 21, 1897 - February 1968
Aug 7, 1894 - January 1977
Feb 12, 1920 - Jan 2, 1995
Mar 23, 1899 - December 1973
Sep 11, 1919 - Apr 23, 2004
Jun 4, 1920 - May 23, 2002
Nov 1, 1910 - August 1981

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Dec 16, 1905 - Jul 17, 1984
May 6, 1900 - August 1986
Sep 8, 1907 - January 1980
Dec 21, 1900 - December 1976
Apr 24, 1909 - Feb 24, 2000
Apr 3, 1907 - Mar 25, 1988
Sep 8, 1916 - May 10, 1998
May 19, 1900 - Jun 6, 1990
May 17, 1899 - Apr 10, 1988
Sep 28, 1917 - Oct 15, 2002
May 14, 1898 - Feb 20, 1996
May 25, 1915 - Jun 25, 2005
Mar 9, 1909 - June 1973
Mar 29, 1912 - May 27, 1997
Aug 19, 1913 - Jan 11, 2004
Dec 5, 1906 - Dec 2, 1998
Mar 25, 1903 - October 1971
Jul 21, 1905 - December 1980
Nov 2, 1901 - January 1976
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