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Lawyer , Communications company executive

Drury Blair Thompson, American lawyer, communications company executive. Bar: North Carolina bar 1948, Georgia bar 1953. Decorated Silver Star medal, Bronze Star medal, Purple Heart.

Background

Thompson, Drury Blair was born on April 25, 1919 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States. Son of James Samuel and Ethel Blair (Reynolds) Thompson.

Education

AB, Davidson College, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1948.

Career

Individual practice law, Raleigh, 1948-1953. Attorney Southern Bell Telephone & Telephone Сompany, Atlanta, 1953-1958, general attorney, 1958-1973, associate general counsel, 1973-1974, vice president, general counsel, 1974-1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina bar 1948, Georgia bar 1953.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Served with infantry United States Army, 1951-1952. Lieutenant colonel Reserve retired.

Member American, Georgia, Atlanta, North Carolina bar associations, Atlanta Lawyers Club, Atlanta Corporate Counsel Association Clubs: Commerce (Atlanta), Cherokee Town and Country (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Virginia Creel Jones, October 14, 1941. Children– Terry Elizabeth, Drury Blair, James Reynolds.

father:
James Samuel Thompson

mother:
Ethel Blair (Reynolds) Thompson

spouse:
Virginia Creel Jones

child:
Terry Elizabeth Thompson

child:
Drury Blair Thompson

child:
James Reynolds Thompson