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Lawyer

LEE THOMPSON was an American Lawyer.

Background

Thompson, Lee Bennett was born on March 2, 1902 in Miami, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Professional Corporation and Margerie Constance (Jackson) Thompson.

Education

University of Oklahoma (Bachelor of Arts, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, 1927). Phi Beta Kappa. Special Justice, Oklahoma Supreme Court, 1968.

Career

Captain to Colonel, Army of United States., 1940-1946. Working as a partner of LEE B. THOMPSON. LEE B. THOMPSON. Admitted to bar, 1927. Member, Deans Council, University of Oklahoma, College of Law, since 1984, Chairman, Federal Judicial Nominating Committee, 1981, 1984, and 1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1927.

Membership

Past secretary Masonic Charity Foundation Oklahoma. Past chairman Oklahoma County chapter American Red Cross, past chairman resolutions committee national convention. Founding member Dean's Council, University Oklahoma College Law.

Past director Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra, Oklahoma City Community Fund. Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation (past Oklahoma chairman), Oklahoma Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers (past Oklahoma chairman).

Member Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce (past board directors), Oklahoma City Junior Chamber of C. (past president), United States Junior Chamber of C. (past director, vice president), American Bar Association (delegate 1972, past member committee law and national security, past member special committee on federal court procedure), Oklahoma Bar Association (past member house delegations, president 1972, President's award, professional responsibility commission), Oklahoma County Bar Association (past president), Journal Record award), Oklahoma Bar Foundation (trustee 1971-1976, 81-84), University Oklahoma Alumni Association (past member executive committee), University Oklahoma Memorial Student Union (past president, Greek Alumnus of Year award 1982), Oklahoma City Zoological Society (past board directors), American Judicature Society, Military Order World Wars, Military Order Carabao, American Legion, Masons (33 degree), Shriners, Jesters, Rotary (past president, Paul Harris fellow), University Club, Men's Dinner Club (past executive committee), Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, Beacon Club, Phi Beta Kappa (Phi Beta Kappa of Year 1982), Beta Theta Pi (past vice president, trustee).

Connections

Married Elaine Bizzell, November 27, 1928. Children: Lee Bennett, Ralph Gordon, Carolyn Elaine (Mistress Don T. Zachritz).

father:
Professional Corporation Thompson

mother:
Margerie Constance (Jackson) Thompson

spouse:
Elaine Bizzell

child:
Lee Bennett Thompson

child:
Ralph Gordon Thompson

child:
Carolyn Elaine Thompson (Mistress Don T. Zachritz)