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Insurance company executive

Betty J. Thompson, American insurance company executive. Recipient Outstanding Service Citizen award, Milwaukee Theological Institute, Human Rights citation award, National Guard, Human Rights award, B'nai B'rith, Human Relations award, Milwaukee Commission Community Relations, Quincentenary award, St. Thomas Moore Lawyers Society.


Thompson, Betty J. was born on January 5, 1939 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Elizabeth (Cross) Linder.


Graduate, Spencerian College Business, 1955.


Personnel manager, payroll director, advertising consultant Haugan Olson Advertising Inc., 1956—1959. Coordinator data processing Northwestern Mutual Life Company, 1959—1965. Setup person Globe Union, Inc., 1965—1968.

Administrative assistant, newsletter editor, counselor Council on Urban Life, 1968—1971, counselor, delinquency diversion program, 1971—1973. Executive director Project Equality Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1973. Member State Health Policy Council, Wisconsin, 1975—1981, State Real Estate License Regulation Board, Wisconsin, 1979—1985.

Board directors Wisconsin Heart Association, Women's Coalition Constr. Project, Catholic Committee Urban Ministry, diaconate Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese, St. Anthony Hospital. With National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.


Member Milwaukee Human Relations Radio television Council. Member advisory committee integration commission Milwaukee Archdiocese. Member Wisconsin Equal Employment Opportunity Program.

Member committee Harambee Revitilization Project Cmny. Council, Minority Professionals, United Negro College Fund Drive, United Way Greater Milwaukee.


Married Albert Harris Thompson (divorced 1970). Children: Charmaine, Kimberly, Mark. Married William H. Thompson.

Elizabeth Thompson

Albert Harris Thompson

William H. Thompson.

Charmaine Thompson

Kimberly Thompson

Mark Thompson