Skip to Job PostingsSearch Close. Upload your resume Sign in. Advanced Job Search.
Tom Thumb n. A hero of English folklore, who was no bigger than his father's thumb. Biography General, stage name of Charles Stratton.
General Tom Thumb brought unparalleled joy to at least 50 million people in his lifetime. The man, once known as Charles Stratton, rarely knew a life away from the stage thanks to P. Charles Stratton was born on January 4,in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to a carpenter and a housewife.
Excellence in Education Since Contact Us. Home -- Your child's first school with the right impression to begin a life-time of learning.
Maximize your savings with the Tom Thumb app and our just for U program! Easily get weekly coupons and sale information on groceries and more. Download and register to start savings now.
Tom Thumb is a character of English folklore. The History of Tom Thumb was published inand was the first fairy tale printed in English. Tom is no bigger than his father's thumb, and his adventures include being swallowed by a cow, tangling with giantsand becoming a favourite of King Arthur.
Charles Sherwood Stratton January 4, — July 15,better known by his stage name " General Tom Thumb ", was a dwarf who achieved great fame as a performer under circus pioneer P. Then he suddenly stopped growing. His parents became concerned when, after his first birthday, they noticed he had not grown at all in the previous six months.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found. Click on geological units on the map for more information.
He was born a dwarf, or person of short stature defined medically as someone whose adult height will not exceed more than four feet ten inches tall. Barnum moulded the young Stratton into the character of General Tom Thumb with excellent manners and a haughty air. He taught him various stage routines and dressed him in specially tailored character costumes as Napoleon Bonaparte and Cupid.