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John Cameron Thomson

John Cameron Thomson, Canadian banker, financial consultants. Member American Institute Banking (vice president 1917, president 1918-1919), Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Thomson, John Cameron was born on September 20, 1890 in Emerson, Manitoba, Canada. Son of James and Sarah (Ritchie) Thomson.

  • Education

    • Public schools and business college. Doctor of Laws, Jamestown College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hamline U., 1965.

    Career

    • Began as clerk, Minnesota National Bank, Minneapolis, 1905. Entered Northwestern National Bank, Minneapolis, 1907, vice president, 1926. Vice president, general manager Northwest Bancorporation, 1929-1933, president, 1933-1955, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1959, retired Chairman of the Board, since 1959.

      Financial consultant, since 1959. Director Mosler Safe Company Regents lecturer University California at Berkeley, 1962. President Upper Midwest Research and Development Council.

      Trustee Committee Economics Development, Joint Council Economics Education, Eisenhower Exchange.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Banking (vice president 1917, president 1918-1919), Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Minneapolis, Minikahda (Minneapolis).

    Connections

    • Married Lola West, September 17, 1919. Children: Jean Eleanor, John Berthier (deceased).
    • father: James Thomson
    • mother: Sarah (Ritchie) Thomson
    • spouse: Lola West
    • children: Jean Eleanor Thomson
    • John Berthier Thomson (deceased)
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    Born September 20, 1890
    Died January 21, 1966
    (aged 75)
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