Person:Thorton Watson (1)

m. 25 APR 1918
  1. Thorton Keith Watson1920 - 1986
m. 3 Oct 1942
Facts and Events
Name Thorton Keith Watson
Alt Name[6] Thornton Keith Watson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Sep 1920 Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Residence[5] 1942 Cook, Illinois, United States
Cause of Death[6] Blunt Craniocerebral Trauma
Marriage 3 Oct 1942 Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United Statesto Ruth Elizabeth Poling
Death[2][3][4] 12 Feb 1986 Hialeah, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States
Soc Sec No[3] 329-18-0719
  1. Birth Certificate.
  2. Death certificate.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Thorton Watson, in Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).

    Thorton WATSON
    Birth Date: 13 Sep 1920
    Death Date: Feb 1986
    Social Security Number: 329-18-0719
    State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois

    Death Residence Localities
    ZIP Code: 99336
    Localities: Finley, Benton, Washington
    Kenn, Benton, Washington
    Kennewick, Benton, Washington

    The Social Security Death Index record matches very well the data we have for Thorton Watson as far as dates. However, it lists his residence at time of death as being in Washington state. Does this mean that he died in Florida while on vacation or something?

  4. Thornton Keith Watson, in Florida, United States. Death Index, 1877-1998, Secondary quality.

    Name: Thornton Keith Watson
    Death Date: 12 Feb 1986
    County of Death: Dade
    State of Death: Florida
    Age at Death: 65
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 13 Sep 1920

  5. Thornton K Watson, in United States. National Archives and Records Administration (ARC # 1263923). World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. (2002), 19 Jun 1942.

    Name: Thornton K Watson
    Birth Year: 1920
    Race: White, citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: Ohio
    State of Residence: Illinois
    County or City: Cook
    Enlistment Date: 19 Jun 1942
    Enlistment State: Illinois
    Enlistment City: Chicago
    Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: 4 years of college
    Civil Occupation: Actors and actresses
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 67
    Weight: 133

    He was an actor???

  6. 6.0 6.1 Thornton Keith Watson, in Florida State Death Records and Certificates, Local File No. 01769, 14 Feb 1986, Primary quality.

    Decedent Name
    First: Thornton
    Middle: Keith
    Last: Watson
    Sex: Male
    Date of Death: February 12, 1986
    Race: White
    Age: 65
    Date of Birth: Sept 13, 1920
    County of Death: Dade
    City, Town or Location of Death: Hialeah
    Hospital or Other Institution: Hialeah Hospital
    If Hosp or Inst: Inpatient
    State of Birth: Ohio
    Citizen of What Country: USA
    Married, Never Married, Widowed, Divorced: Widowed
    Surviving Spouse: None
    Social Security Number: 329-18-0719
    Usual Occupation: Salesman
    Kind of Business or Industry: Computer
    State: Calif.
    County: Riverside
    City, Town or Location: Hemet
    Street and Number: 551 N. Santa Fe
    Inside City Limits: Yes

    First: Mervin
    Last: Watson

    Mother-Maiden Name
    First: Jean
    Last: Bratton

    Burial, Cremation, Removal, Other: Removal
    Cemetery or Crematory
    Name:Oakwood Cemetery
    Location: Chattsworth, California
    Funeral Home: Van Orsdel Northside Funeral Chapel, 3333 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33137

    Medical Examiner
    Date Signed: Feb. 13, 1986
    Hour of Death: 8:36 AM
    Pronounced Dead On (Mo. Day Yr): Unknown
    Pronounced Dead At (Hour): Unknown
    Name and Address of Certifier: James R. Lauridson, M.D. / Medical Examiners 1050 N.W. 19th Street, Miami, FL
    Date Received by Registrar: Feb 14 1986
    Immediate Cause: Blunt Craniocerebral Trauma
    Accident, Suicide, or Homicide or Undetermined: Accident
    Date of Injury: Dec. unk.1985
    Hour of Injury: Unk.
    Describe How Injury Occurred: Deceased fell and struck head
    Injury at Work: No
    Place of Injury: Passenger Terminal
    Location: Aruba, Dutch Antilles