Thomas Mitchell

Thomas John Mitchell (1892 - 1962)

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Thomas John Mitchell
Born in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Husband of — married about (to about ) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Beverly Hills, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Dec 2016 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2018
02:05: Gil Davis edited the Biography for Thomas John Mitchell (1892-1962). (added cemetery) [Thank Gil for this]
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Categories: American Notables | Famous Actors of the 20th Century | Directors | Playwrights | Screenwriters | Academy Award Winners of the 20th Century | Emmy Award Winners of the 20th Century | Tony Award Winners of the 20th Century | Hollywood Walk of Fame | This Day In History July 11 | This Day In History December 17 | Chapel Of The Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, California.

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Biography

Son of James Mitchell and Mary Donnelly, both Irish immigrants

Husband of Anne Stewart Brewer (from 1915 to 1935) - 1 child, their daughter Ann

Husband of Rachel Hartzell (from 1937 to 1939)

Husband of Anne Stewart Brewer (from 1941 to 1962 - his death)

Tom Mitchell is famous as a wonderful character actor who has played a number of memorable roles in famous movies. He was Scarlet O'Hara's father in Gone with the Wind. He was Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life. He was Doc Boone in Stagecoach. He was also the first male actor to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony award.

His final role on the stage in the early 60's was that of Columbo, which would later be played on television by Peter Falk. He died on December 17, 1962 of peritoneal mesothelioma (abdominal cancer) while in Beverly Hills, California. He was 70 years old. He was cremated and his ashes interred at the Chapel of the Pines Crematory in Los Angeles.

Sources

  • "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC2M-7YL : 8 April 2016), Thomas Mitchel, 10 Jul 1892; citing Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States, Division of Archives and Record Management, New Jersey Department of State, Trenton.; FHL microfilm 494,224.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9V9-HD5 : accessed 29 December 2016), Thomas Mitchell in household of Mary Mitchell, Precinct 2 Elizabeth city Ward 2, Union, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 96, sheet 13A, family 269, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,995.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK1M-LH3 : accessed 29 December 2016), Thomas Mitchell in household of Mary Mitchell, Elizabeth Ward 2, Union, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 57, sheet 11B, family 217, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 909; FHL microfilm 1,374,922.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJB6-7K4 : accessed 29 December 2016), Thomas Mitchell, Manhattan Assembly District 13, New York, New York, United States; citing ED 943, sheet 5B, line 76, family 103, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1208; FHL microfilm 1,821,208.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4GQ-8HQ : accessed 29 December 2016), Thomas Mitchell, Croton on Hudson, Westchester, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 98, sheet 11A, line 37, family 211, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1659; FHL microfilm 2,341,393.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9CG-G9Y : accessed 29 December 2016), Thomas Mitchell, Councilmanic District 3, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-216, sheet 1B, line 58, family 14, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 407.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J5XV-LWG : 20 May 2014), Thomas Mitchell, Dec 1962; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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