Tom Major-Ball

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Birthday
18, 1879
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 27, 1962 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1879
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 27, 1962 (82)

About

Father of former British Prime Minister John Major who rose to fame as a noted circus performer.

Before Fame

He moved with his family to the U.S. when he was five and worked in vaudeville.

Trivia

He toured all over the UK during the height of his circus career.

Family Life

His son, Sir John Major, was the Prime Minister from 1990 to 1997.

Associated With

He may have inspired David Bowie's Major Tom character in the song Space Oddity.

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