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George Campbell Thomson, American banker. Member Grand Rapids Board Education, 1934-1945, Grand Rapids Parking; Served with United States Army, 1917-1919.; Member Alpha Delta Phi.; Mason.

Background

Thomson, George Campbell was born on April 9, 1888 in Tustin, Michigan, United States. Son of Archibald J. and Annabelle (Campbell) Thomson.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1913.

Career

Evelyn (Mistress Earle Watterworth). Admitted to Michigan bar, 1913. Practice in Michigan, 1913-1917.

Engaged in investment banking, 1919-1927. Vice president Michigan Trust Company, Grand Rapids, 1927-1933, president, 1933-1956. Michigan Trust Company merged with Old Kent Bank, 1956.

Chairman of the Board Old Kent Bank and Michigan Trust Company, 1956-1958, Old Kent Bank and Trust Company, from 1958. Vice-president, director Cadillac-Soo Lumber Company, 1950-1956, Tensas-Delta Corporation, Electric Sorting Machine Company, president, director Cadillac Malleable Iron Company, 1950-1958.

Membership

Member Grand Rapids Board Education, 1934-1945, Grand Rapids Parking. Served with United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Alpha Delta Phi.

Mason.; Clubs: Kent Country, Peninsular, University (Grand Rapids).

Connections

Married Dorothy Diggins, January 4, 1914. Children: Dorothy A. (Mistress.

father:
Archibald J. Thomson

mother:
Annabelle (Campbell) Thomson

spouse:
Dorothy Diggins

child:
Dorothy A. (Mrs Thomson