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political cartoonist , public affairs strategist

Thomas Fenner Gibson, III, American public affairs strategist, political cartoonist.


III, Thomas Fenner Gibson, was born on January 23, 1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Thomas Junior and Lois (Hilkene) G.


Bachelor cum laude, Princeton University, 1977. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1982.


Legislation assistant, United States Sen. Dewey Bartlett, Washington, 1978-1979;lobbyist, Arnold & Porter Law Firm, Washington, 1979;government affairs director, Brick Institute American, Washington, 1979-1981;editor, opinion staff, United States of America Today, Washington, 1982-1983;associate director, Cabinet Affairs, The White House, Washington, 1983-1985;special assistant to President, director public affairs, The White House, Washington, 1985-1987;vice president, Porter/Novelli, Washington, 1988-1990;senior vice president, The Wexler Group, Washington, 1990-1996;executive, MCI, Washington, 1996-1998;executive vice president, Mooney Aircraft Corporation, since 1999;principal, Kirkwood/Gibson, since 1999.


Chairman chapel advisory council Princeton University, New Jersey, 1979-1987. Member Civil Air Patrol, College Park, Maryland, 1979-1980. Senior producer official proceedings program Republican Convention, 1996, 2000.

Vice chairman Children's Express Foundation. Board directors Children's National Medical Center Foundation. Member National Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon Art (founder, chair), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Ivy Club (Princeton, New Jersey), Metropolitan Club (Washington), Chevy Chase Country Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aviation, auto restoration, competitive tennis.


Married Kimberly Timmons, February 13, 1988. Children: Thomas Fenner, Lucy Kirkwood, William Henry.

Thomas G. Junior

Lois (Hilkene) G.

Kimberly Timmons

Thomas Fenner III

Lucy Kirkwood III

William Henry III