BJ, University Texas, 1934. Diploma, University Texas, 1984.
Reporter, Dallas Morn. News, 1934-1938; business editor, Dallas Morn. News, 1939-1942; senior editor, General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1945-1948; manager industrial advertising, General Electric Company, 1950-1951; manager audio visual communications, General Electric Company, 1952-1975; manager administration, General Electric Company, 1975-1978; manager employee information, Hot Point division General Electric, Chicago, 1948-1949; Adjunct Professor journalism, University Texas, Austin, 1978-1983.
Board of directors Schenectady Museum, 1950, Schenectady Symphony, 1950. Major United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member English Speaking Union, West Austin Rotary Club (Rotary District Roll of Fame), Delta Chi, Sigma Delta Chi, Alpha Delta Sigma.
Married Marnette Landrum, September 12, 1942. Children: I.G. Thompson III, Bedford Withers, Virginia Jamison.