Thomas Joseph Rivette

#23, b. 22 Sep 1937, d. 12 Nov 1991
Last Edited:29 Aug 2017
FatherTheophile Rivette b. 1 Sep 1880, d. 12 Mar 1967
MotherSylvin Mayer b. 28 Nov 1898, d. 9 Mar 1988
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthThomas Joseph Rivette was born on 22 Sep 1937 at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1940, sonThomas J. Rivette (given age 2) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Theophile Rivette (given age 59), living at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.3
MilitaryThomas Joseph Rivette served in the military for the U.S. Air Force, including duty during the Vietnam war, and attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant.4
Residence, Resided-childrenAccording to a city directory listing, in 1960, Thomas Rivette lived with his family at 635 Park Avenue in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force.5
DeathHe died at age 54 on 12 Nov 1991 in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX.1,4
BurialHe was buried at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX.4


  1. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  2. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database.
  3. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S284] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  5. [S793] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.