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Accountant , lawyer

John Archibald Thompson, American accountant, lawyer. Bar: New York 1967; Certified Public Accountants, New York. Recipient Human Relations award B'nai B'rith Anti-Defamation League, New York City, 1985.

Background

Thompson, John Archibald was born on October 8, 1934 in New York City. Son of Donald Lansing and Jean (Archibald) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Clarkson University, 1956. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1963.

Career

Association, Arthur Young Company. New York City, 1956-1959;audit partner, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1959-1971;administrative partner, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1971-1973;partner-in-charge, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1973-1978;N.E. regional managing partner, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1978-1980;managing partner, chief Executive officer, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1980-1983;chairman, chief Executive officer, KMG Main Hurdman, New York City, 1983-1987;executive vice chairman, Peat Marwick Main & Company (merger of KMG Main Hurdman and Peat Marwick Mitchell), New York City, 1987;chairman, The Interim Management Company. New York City, since 1988.

Board directors New York Opera Center.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1967; Certified Public Accountants, New York.

Membership

Board directors World Business Academy, 1981-1985, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, since 1983. Member board advisors University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1987. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (executive committee Securities and Exchange Commission practice section), New York State Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants Clubs: Cedar Point Yacht, Fairfield Country Hunt (Westport, Connecticut).

Economic, New York Yacht (New York City).

Connections

Married Elva M. Nelson, July 23, 1960. Children– Bruce, Heather.

father:
Donald Lansing Thompson

mother:
Jean (Archibald) Thompson

spouse:
Elva M. Nelson

child:
Bruce Thompson

child:
Heather Thompson