- Attended Scottsville High School. Worked in a commissary (Winifred Junction, West Virginia) for several years, and as a car salesman in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia. He had a cerebral hemorrhage and died at 63. (Family biographer)
It appears that Thornhill was a U. S. Postmaster at Cofoco, Kanawha, West Virginia from 15 August 1919 to 15 September 1922. (Appointments of U. S. Postmasters 1832-1971 - Ancestry.com)
The 1920 census of Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia listed L. T. Londree 32, Lillian 29, Clinton 8, William 5 11/12, and James 3 4/12. Luther was listed as a bookkeeper. (microfilm)
The 1930 census of Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia listed L. Thornhill 42, Lillian R. 39, Clinton C. 19, James H. 14, and Blanch Porter 42 (sister-in-law).
Luther was listed as a coffee salesman. (Ancestry.com)
The 1940 census of Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia listed Lether Londeree 52, Lillian 49, and James 24. Luther was a salesman. (Ancestry.com)