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novelist , Television writer

Thomas Thompson, American novelist, television writer. Member Western Writers American (president 1958-1959, 66-67), Writer Guild American.

Background

Thompson, Thomas was born on February 24, 1913 in Dixon, California, United States. Son of Henry Hansen Thompson and Maude Zylpha (Scribner) Kirkman.

Education

Student, Healds College, 1933-1934.

Career

Freelance writer, various locales, since 1940; writer, NBC, Burbank, California, 1960-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 300 articles and stories to professional journals, since 1971 (Best Short award 1953, 54). Author 18 novels, 1945-1987 (Levi Strauss Saddleman award 1971).

Membership

Member Western Writers American (president 1958-1959, 66-67), Writer Guild American.

Connections

Married June Kentta, October 26, 1935. 1 child, Judy Willette Greenspun.

father:
Henry Hansen Thompson Kirkman

mother:
Maude Zylpha (Scribner) Kirkman

spouse:
June Kentta

child:
Judy Willette Greenspun Thompson