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James Lewis Thomson

James Lewis Thomson, American insurance executive. Member of Executive Committee, director Hartford Hospital; member board Trinity College.


  • Thomson, James Lewis was born on May 17, 1877 in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of James M. and Cornelia (Hotchkiss) Thomson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1898.


    • Associate Redmond, Kerr & Company. New York City, 1901; established Thomson, Fenn & Company, Hartford, 1914. Chairman finance committee Hartford Fire Insurance Company, Hartford Accident & Indemnity Company.

      Director, vice president New York Underwriters Insurance Company, Citizens Insurance Company of New Jersey, Hartford Live Stock Insurance Company, Terry Steam Turbine Company: director Twin City Fire Insurance Company, J. P. Morgan & County, New York, Standard Screw Company, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspector & Insurance Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member of Executive Committee, director Hartford Hospital. Member board Trinity College.


    • Married Adelaide Lindsay, October 31, 1914. Children: Alexander L., January.
    • father: James M. Thomson
    • mother: Cornelia (Hotchkiss) Thomson
    • spouse: Adelaide Lindsay
    • children: Alexander L. Thomson
    • Jan Thomson
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    Died July 23, 1966
    (aged 89)