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Financial advisor

Malcolm Thomson, American financial advisor. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, 1973.


Thomson, Malcolm was born on November 13, 1938 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Son of David R. and Sarah Rose (Seligman) Thomson.


Diploma, Maimonides College, Winnipeg, 1954-1957;student, University Manitoba, 1955-1957;Bachelor, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1958;student, Hebrew Theological College, Skokie, Illinois, 1956-1959;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1968;MHL, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York City, 1962;rabbi, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York City, 1964.


Associate rabbi, Laurelton Jewish Center, New York City, 1964-1966;senior rabbi, Temple Sholom, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1966-1981;finance advisor, partner, Sanford C. Bernstein & Company. New York City, since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Minha L' Shabbat v Havdallah, 1972 (Solomon Schechter award 1972), Kiddush Levanah, 1974 (Solomon Schechter award 1974), Bicentennial Book of Prayer, 1976. Editor: Homage to Peace, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Host, co-producer "Are You Running with Me" WGCH radio, 1967-1974.


Member Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1984, numerous committees, 1984-1987, Town of Greenwich Board of Ethics, since 1974, Greenwich Mews Advisory Bd, 1970-1983. Chaplain Greenwich Police Dept, 1966-1981. Board directors Greenwich chapter American Red Cross, 1968-1974, Greenwich Community Council, 1970-1972.

Member board governors National Conference Soviet Jewry, since 1987. Member Rabbinical Assembly of America, Greenwich Jewish Federation, United Synagogue of America, Synagogue Council of America Clubs: Canadian (New York ), Innis Arden (Old Greenwich).


Married Joan Lewis (divorced 1974). Children: Keith J., Elliot R. Married Barbara Parker.

David R. Thomson

Sarah Rose (Seligman) Thomson

Joan Lewis

Barbara Parker.

Keith J. Thomson

Elliot R. Thomson