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bank executive

Allen Paul Thompson, American bank executive. Bar: Ohio bar 1935. Board directors Iowa Methodist Medical Center; trustee Simpson College Certified Public Accountants, Ohio. Member Ohio Society Certified Public Accountants, American Gas Association, Midwest Gas Association (president), Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (past president, director), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Thompson, Allen Paul was born on November 29, 1909 in Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States. Son of A. Roy and Grace (Rule) Thompson.

Education

AB cum laude, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1931. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Cleveland Law School, 1935. Graduate, Rutgers University, 1945.

Doctor of Laws, Simpson College, 1957.

Career

With Central National Bank of Cleveland, 1931-1950, auditor, 1941-1943, assistant vice president, 1943-1945, cashier charge operations, 1945-1950. Panel examiner Rutgers University Graduate School Banking, 1948-1949, lecturer, 1949. With Iowa Power & Light Company, Des Moines, 1950-1969, executive vice president, 1959, president, 1959-1965, chairman, 1965-1969.

Also director; president Hawkeye Bank Investment Management, Inc., Des Moines, 1970-1974, chairman, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio bar 1935.

Religion

In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Board directors Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Trustee Simpson College Certified Public Accountants, Ohio. Member Ohio Society Certified Public Accountants, American Gas Association, Midwest Gas Association (president), Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce (past president, director), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Clubs: Mason (Des Moines) (32 degree), Des Moines (Des Moines), Wakonda (Des Moines).

Connections

Married Phyllis Clark, June 23, 1934. Children– Susan (Mistress David W. Packer), Allen Paul, Peter.

father:
A. Roy Thompson

mother:
Grace (Rule) Thompson

spouse:
Phyllis Clark

children:
Susan Thompson (Mistress David W. Packer)

Allen Paul Thompson

Peter Thompson