Arline E. Thompson

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Arline E. Thompson

Birthplace: Cherry Valley, NY, USA
Death: Died in Bethlehem, Northampton, PA, USA
Cause of death: Collision between train and car
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Farquaharson Thompson, I and Margaret N. Thompson
Sister of Mary I. Bachert; Wava D Kocher; Robert Farquaharson Thompson, II and Margaret Elizabeth Lee

Occupation: Nurse
Managed by: Scott Korin
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About Arline E. Thompson

Arline E. Thompson, the oldest daughter of Robert F. Thompson I and Margaret Dutcher Thompson, was born September 30, 1891 in Cherry Valley, NY.

Arline moved to South Bethlehem in or before 1915 to work as a nurse at St. Luke's Hospital.

Arline was a member of the Bethlehem Quota Club.

Killed in a car-train collision on the way to a Bethlehem Quota club dinner at Hotel Bethlehem. Also killed in the car was Dorothy Hawk. Arline was first vice president of the club. Alma Knappenberger and Gizella Keiser were also in the car and were seriously injured.

Either first or middle name was "Esther", most likely named for Robert's mother.

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Arline E. Thompson's Timeline

September 30, 1891
Cherry Valley, NY, USA
May 23, 1939
Age 47
Bethlehem, Northampton, PA, USA
St. Luke's Hospital