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What is the Cause of William Thornton Death? Net Worth 2022, Bio

What is the Cause of William Thornton Death? Net Worth 2022, Bio

Facts of William Thornton

Full Name: William Thornton
Birth Date: May 20, 1759
Age: 263 years
Death Date: March 28, 1828
Gender: Male
Profession: British-American physician
Country: British Virgin Islands
Horoscope: Taurus
WifeAnna Maria Brodeau Thornton
Birth PlaceJost Van Dyke
NationalityAmerican and British
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
EducationUniversity of Aberdeen
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Late British-American physician, inventor, painter, and architect William Thornton was honored as the “first architect” because his design for the U.S. Capitol was accepted by President George Washington in 1793.

What was the Nationality of William Thornton?

William Thornton came into this beautiful world on May 20, 1759. He was born in Jost Van Dyke, the British Virgin Islands. By birth his star sign was Taurus. By nationality, he had American and British citizenship and was of white ethnic background. He used to follow the Christian religion. The information regarding his family background is missing from social media sites. He was the only child of his parents. He does not have a brother or sister.

William Thornton in a frame
Caption: William Thornton in a frame (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Thornton’s parents raised him and his brother with lots of love and care since childhood days. He grew up in a loving and friendly environment playing with their friends. Concerning his educational background, he was a well-educated and qualified person. He completed his higher-level education at the public school near her hometown. After that, he received a medical degree from the University of Aberdeen.

What was the Net Worth of William Thornton at the time of his death?

William Thornton was a millionaire. He might have a whopping amount of net worth. When Thornton was alive he was earning a good amount of money from his successful career. There is no information regarding his bet worth and salary on social media sites.

William might have been earning million from his career. He had never revealed anything about his net income. He always prefers to keep it in the low life.

When did William Thornton pass away?

Well, back in December 1799 Thornton wrote of having been summoned to Mount Vernon in the 1820s. He had hopes that he would be able to treat George Washington. But after Washington’s death, he devised a plan to resurrect Washington’s frozen corpse by

“First to thaw him in cold water, than to lay him in blankets, & by degrees & by friction to give him warmth, and to put into activity the minute blood vessels, at the same time to open a passage to the Lungs by the Trachea, and to inflate them with air, to produce artificial respiration, and to transfuse blood into him from a lamb”.

But sadly his plan was not confirmed. But “there (being) no doubt in (Thornton’s) mind that (Washington’s) restoration was possible.” Then he left this beautiful world on March 28, 1828. At the time of his death, he was 68 years old. After that his dead body was buried in Congressional Cemetery in eastern Washington, DC, in the United States of America.

To whom did William Thornton exchange his marriage vows?

Well, William Thornton was a happily married man. But now he is no more. He ties his marriage knot with his long-term beautiful girlfriend Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton. By profession, his wife was a prominent Washington, D.C., socialite, and diarist as well. Before exchanging the marriage vows the couple was in a relationship for a long period of time. Then the couple exchanges their marriage vows in the year 1790. Their marriage was held in front of their relatives, family members, and friends.

William Thornton late wife Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton
Caption: William Thornton late wife Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton (Photo: USEUM)

All were very happy with their marriage. From their marriage, the couple had not shared a child. Also, there is no record of adopting a child. Their marriage was going very well. Both of them used to spend quality time with each other. But William died on March 28, 1828. After that, his wife started living a low-profile life. Also, there is no record of her second marriage on social media sites.

William Thornton’s Career

  • William Thornton had designed the United States Capitol.
  • Similarly, he also worked as the first Architect of the Capitol and first Superintendent of the United States Patent Office.

    William Thornton photo in the poster
    Caption: William Thornton photo in the poster (Photo: Amazon )
  • He was also elected to the American Philosophical Society in the year 1787.
  • Likewise, he was a member of the prestigious society, Columbian Institute for the Promotion of Arts and Sciences in 1820.

FAQ of William Thornton

Why was William Thornton famous?

William Thornton was honored as the “first architect” because his design for the U.S. Capitol was accepted by President George Washington in 1793.

What was the ethnicity of William Thornton?

William belonged to white ethnic background.

What was the nationality of William Thornton?

William was British-American by nationality.