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Thomas Walker HollandAge: 72 years19121984

Thomas Walker Holland
Given names
Thomas Walker
Birth March 2, 1912 28 21
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a sisterAugusta Ruth Holland
October 30, 1917 (Age 5 years)
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 4 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 5 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha E “Matt” Gentry
April 6, 1919 (Age 7 years)
Cause: Influenza and Pneumonia
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas W “Tom” Holland
April 10, 1919 (Age 7 years)
Cause: Influenza and Pneumonia
Census January 7, 1920 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 17 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 29 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a fatherCharles Landern “Charlie” Holland
May 17, 1970 (Age 58 years)
Death of a motherNoma Paschal
May 1, 1971 (Age 59 years)
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death April 6, 1984 (Age 72 years)
Last change August 8, 201810:26:15

by: Barry Shemwell
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Martha Matt Gentry Charley and Tom HollandCharles Landern “Charlie” Holland
Birth: March 19, 1883 24 20Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: May 17, 1970Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: March 6, 1911Grady, Oklahoma, United States
1 year
Thomas Walker Holland
Birth: March 2, 1912 28 21Weaubleau, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: April 6, 1984Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States
6 years
younger sister
Augusta Ruth Holland
Birth: October 30, 1917 34 26Weaubleau, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: July 24, 2005Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States

Thomas Walker Holland has 1 first cousin recorded

Father's family (1)

Parents James Melvin Brown + Gentry Nadine Holland
1Helen Brown19091916

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