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William David Thompson

William David Thompson, American investment banking executive. Member Union League (New York City), Wee Burn Country Club, John's Island Club.

Background

  • Thompson, William David was born on November 30, 1921 in Pittsburgh. Son of Ross Ephraim and Blanche (Watson) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1944.

    Career

    • Assistant advertising manager Scovill Manufacturing Company, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1945-1948. Accounting supervisor James Thomas Chirurg, New York City, 1948-1952. Manager marketing department McCann-Erickson, 1951-1952.

      Executive vice president Young & Rubicam, 1952-1989. Chairman Center Development Investments, Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1990-1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Union League (New York City), Wee Burn Country Club, John's Island Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis.

    Connections

    • father: Ross Ephraim Thompson
    • mother: Blanche (Watson) Thompson
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    Born November 30, 1921
    Nationality
    • 1944
      Yale University
    • 1945 - 1948
      Assistant, advertising manager Scovill Manufacturing Company
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1948 - 1952
      accounting, supervisor James Thomas Chirurg
    • 1951 - 1952
      manager, marketing department McCann-Erickson
    • 1952 - 1989
      executive, vice president Young & Rubicam
    • 1990 - 1998
      chairman, Center Development Investments
      Greenwich, United Kingdom