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Zeffer Thompson (1890 - 1977)

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Zeffer Thompson
1890 - 1977
Born
August 18, 1890
Death
July 1977
Last Known Residence
Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi 38834
Summary
Zeffer Thompson of Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi was born on August 18, 1890, and died at age 86 years old in July 1977.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 61491178

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Zeffer Thompson passed away at age 86 years old in July 1977. Zeffer Thompson of Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi was born on August 18, 1890.

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Zeffer Thompson lived 15 years longer than the average Thompson family member when they died at the age of 86.
The average age of a Thompson family member is 71.
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1890 - 1977 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Zeffer Thompson was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader √Čole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1902, Zeffer was just 12 years old when the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1933, this person was 43 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1969, when this person was 79 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1977, in the year of Zeffer Thompson's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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