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 Eugene R. “Snake” Thompson

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Eugene R. “Snake” Thompson

Birth
Death
1971 (aged 76–77)
Burial
Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID
15160864 View Source

Eugene Ross Thompson,
Was the oldest son of Thomas Benjamin Thompson Sr.and Lucy Alberta Freund Thompson.He was the first Indian boy from the Chickasaw Nation to attend Oklahoma A&M College.He became a well known expert on Jersey & Guernsey cattle and Oklahoma Horticulture. Very few people ever knew him by his given name.He was known by his nickname "Snake". He was bitten by a Rattlesnake and the snake died so, all his friends called him "Snake".

Bio written by his nephew,
Gene (Nashoba) Thompson

Eugene Ross Thompson,
Was the oldest son of Thomas Benjamin Thompson Sr.and Lucy Alberta Freund Thompson.He was the first Indian boy from the Chickasaw Nation to attend Oklahoma A&M College.He became a well known expert on Jersey & Guernsey cattle and Oklahoma Horticulture. Very few people ever knew him by his given name.He was known by his nickname "Snake". He was bitten by a Rattlesnake and the snake died so, all his friends called him "Snake".

Bio written by his nephew,
Gene (Nashoba) Thompson


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Eugene R. Thompson
1894-1971
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1892-1991


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