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Michael Alan Thompson

Michael Alan Thompson, American political cartoonist. Volunteer Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Springfield.


  • Thompson, Michael Alan was born on August 3, 1964 in Mankato, Minnesota, United States. Son of Orrel Edward and Joan Alice (Hopkins) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee.


    • Contributing cartoonist Milwaukee Journal, 1988-1989. Cartoonist St. Louis Sun, 1989-1990, State Journal-Register, Springfield, Illinois, 1990-1998, Detroit Free Press, since 1998. Cartoons syndicated through Copley News Service to over 600 newspapers throughout United States, including Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, United States of America Today, Washington Post, United States News & World Report, National Review.


    Volunteer Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Springfield.



    Karate, canoeing.


    • Married Constance ReneĆ© Gosnell, October 12, 1991.
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    Born August 3, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1988 - 1989
      Contributing cartoonist Milwaukee Journal
    • 1989 - 1990
      cartoonist St. Louis Sun
    • 1990 - 1998
      cartoonist St. Louis Sun
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1998
      cartoonist St. Louis Sun