Richard Ewell Thornton

1865 - 1928

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Richard Ewell Thornton

1865 - 1928
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Grave site information of Richard Ewell Thornton (1865 - 1928) at Arlington National Cemetery in Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia, United States from BillionGraves

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Richard Ewell Thornton

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Arlington National Cemetery

1 Memorial Drive
Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia
United States

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VIRGINIA * MAJOR, JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT * UNITED STATES ARMY * "Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace."

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(also inscribed) HIS WIFE *

ANC Section 6

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ARMY
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TSJ

August 25, 2013
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WES

December 29, 2014
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August 24, 2013

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Life timeline of Richard Ewell Thornton

1865
Richard Ewell Thornton was born in 1865
Richard Ewell Thornton was 14 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Richard Ewell Thornton was 24 years old when The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.
Richard Ewell Thornton was 28 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Richard Ewell Thornton was 43 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
Richard Ewell Thornton was 49 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Richard Ewell Thornton died in 1928 at the age of 63
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