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Foreign language educator

Annie Laura Thompson, American foreign language educator. Recipient Outstanding Teacher award Delgado College Student Government Association, 1974; Woodoow Wilson fellow, 1959-1960, National Defense Education Act fellow, 1968-1969.


Thompson, Annie Laura was born on July 8, 1937 in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Wesley Sylvester and Letha Irene (Jones) Thompson.


Bachelor, University Alabama, 1959. Master of Arts, Duke University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Tulane University, 1973.


Instructor Spanish language University Mississippi, Oxford, 1960-1964. Instructor Auburn (Alabama) University, 1964-1966. Teaching assistant Tulane University, New Orleans, 1966-1970.

Professor Spanish language Delgado Community College, since 1970. Instructor Spanish for Physicians and Medical Persons Tulane University, Louisiana State University Medical Eye Center, Ochsner Clinic and Hospital.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Religious Elements in the Quijote, 1960, The Attempt of Spanish Intellectuals to Create a New Spain, 1930-1936, 1973, The Generation of 1898: Intellectual Politicians. Assistant editor The Crusader, 1961-1964.


Republican candidate for governor State of Louisiana, 1991, 95, for 1st District United States Congress, 1992. Alternate member Louisiana Coastal Commission, since 1984. Delegate Women's State Republican Convention, 1987, Louisiana State Republican Convention, 1990, 93, Louisiana Coastal Advisory Council, 1988, Pan American Commission, 1992-1995.

Vice president public relations Alliance for Good Government, 1990. Candidate State Senate Louisiana, 1994. Member Daughters of the American Revolution (Vieux Carré chapter), 2000.

Member American Association of University Professors, Daughters of the American Revolution, Pachyderm Club, Women's Republican Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Delta Pi.


Married Edward L. Patterson, June 7, 1980.

Wesley Sylvester Thompson

Letha Irene (Jones) Thompson

Edward L. Patterson