Tom John Nelson (1921 - 1943)

Tom John Nelson
1921 - 1943
updated April 10, 2020
Tom John Nelson was born c. 1921. He had sibling Ruby. He died on September 22, 1943 at age 22.
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Tom John Nelson
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Nelson
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Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 80, in United Kingdom
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Rank: Sub-lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Unit/ship/squadron: H.m. Submarine X5
Honors/awards: Mentioned In Despatches

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Apr 1, 1926 - Nov 3, 1926

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Tom John Nelson died on September 22, 1943 at age 22. He was buried in Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 80, United Kingdom. Tom was born c. 1921. He had sibling Ruby.
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1921 - 1943 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Tom John Nelson was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1930, Tom was just 9 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1934, by the time he was just 13 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1943, in the year of Tom John Nelson's passing, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

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c. 1926 - Nov 2, 1944
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Unknown - Oct 13, 1915
c. 1892 - Apr 16, 1918
c. 1882 - Jun 5, 1918
Unknown - Oct 21, 1918
c. 1887 - Feb 12, 1916
c. 1885 - Jun 9, 1915
Unknown - Oct 29, 1918
c. 1882 - Sep 19, 1918
Unknown - Jun 23, 1915
c. 1879 - Oct 30, 1917
Unknown - Nov 24, 1917
Unknown - Feb 7, 1917
Unknown - Jul 20, 1917
c. 1880 - May 9, 1917
Unknown - Jul 11, 1919

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c. 1898 - Nov 3, 1917
c. 1926 - Nov 2, 1944
Unknown - Oct 12, 1916
Unknown - Oct 10, 1916
Unknown - Oct 13, 1915
c. 1892 - Apr 16, 1918
c. 1882 - Jun 5, 1918
Unknown - Oct 21, 1918
c. 1887 - Feb 12, 1916
c. 1885 - Jun 9, 1915
Unknown - Oct 29, 1918
c. 1882 - Sep 19, 1918
Unknown - Jun 23, 1915
c. 1879 - Oct 30, 1917
Unknown - Nov 24, 1917
Unknown - Feb 7, 1917
Unknown - Jul 20, 1917
c. 1880 - May 9, 1917
Unknown - Jul 11, 1919
c. 1891 - May 15, 1921
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