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John Graves Thompson, American lawyer. Recipient Laudare medal Barry College. Member, past president Orange Bowl Committee; member board Jackson Memorial Hospital Former mayor Miami Shores, Florida; Member National Travelers Aid Association (past president, chairman), American, Florida, Dade County bar associations, Delta Tau Delta.; Rotarian.

Background

Thompson, John Graves was born on October 23, 1906 in Bement, Illinois, United States. Son of George M. and Lois (Graves) Thompson.

Education

Student of University Illinois, 1924-1925, U. Florida, 1925-1928. LL. D., Barry College, 1958.

Career

Admitted to Florida bar, 1932, since practiced law, Miami. Member firm Smathers, Thompson & Dyer, since 1941. President Welfare Planning Council of Dade County.

Member United States O. National Council.

Membership

Member, past president Orange Bowl Committee. Member board Jackson Memorial Hospital Former mayor Miami Shores, Florida. Member National Travelers Aid Association (past president, chairman), American, Florida, Dade County bar associations, Delta Tau Delta.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Bowen, June 30, 1932. Children: Joanne B. (Mistress Joseph S. Gratton), Barbara G. (Mistress N. Eugene Patterson).

father:
George M. Thompson

mother:
Lois (Graves) Thompson

spouse:
Elizabeth Bowen

child:
Barbara G. Thompson (Mistress N. Eugene Patterson)

child:
Joanne B. Thompson (Mistress Joseph S. Gratton)