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George Campbell Thomson

George Campbell Thomson, American banker. Member Grand Rapids Board Education, 1934-1945, Grand Rapids Parking; Served with United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member Alpha Delta Phi.; Mason.

Background

  • Thomson, George Campbell was born on April 9, 1888 in Tustin, Michigan, United States. Son of Archibald J. and Annabelle (Campbell) Thomson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1913.

    Career

    • Evelyn (Mistress Earle Watterworth). Admitted to Michigan bar, 1913. Practice in Michigan, 1913-1917.

      Engaged in investment banking, 1919-1927. Vice president Michigan Trust Company, Grand Rapids, 1927-1933, president, 1933-1956. Michigan Trust Company merged with Old Kent Bank, 1956.

      Chairman of the Board Old Kent Bank and Michigan Trust Company, 1956-1958, Old Kent Bank and Trust Company, from 1958. Vice-president, director Cadillac-Soo Lumber Company, 1950-1956, Tensas-Delta Corporation, Electric Sorting Machine Company, president, director Cadillac Malleable Iron Company, 1950-1958.

    Membership

    Member Grand Rapids Board Education, 1934-1945, Grand Rapids Parking. Served with United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Alpha Delta Phi.

    Mason.; Clubs: Kent Country, Peninsular, University (Grand Rapids).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Diggins, January 4, 1914. Children: Dorothy A. (Mistress.
    • father: Archibald J. Thomson
    • mother: Annabelle (Campbell) Thomson
    • spouse: Dorothy Diggins
    • child: Dorothy A. (Mrs Thomson
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    Born April 9, 1888
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