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Tommy George Thompson

lawyer , secretary

Tommy Thompson, lawyer, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services. Served with United States Army Reserve. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Republican Governors Association, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Thompson, Tommy was born on November 19, 1941 in Elroy, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Allan and Julia (Dutton) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History, University Wisconsin, 1963. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1966.

Career

Political intern United States Republican Thomson, 1963. Legislation messenger Wisconsin State Senate, 1964-1966. Sole practice Elroy and Mauston, Wisconsin, 1966-1987.

Member Wisconsin State Assembly from District 87, 1966-1987, assistant minority leader, 1972-1981, floor leader, 1981-1987. Self-employed real estate broker Mauston, since 1970. Governor State of Wisconsin, 1987-2001.

Secretary United States Department Health & Human Services, Washington, 2001—2005. President Logistics Health, Inc., since 2005. Partner Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, since 2005.

Independent Chairman, senior advisory Deloitte Ctr for Health Solutions Deloitte & Touche United States of America, LLP, since 2005. National health policy advisory United States Preventive Medicine, Dallas, since 2008. Alternate delegate Republican National Convention, 1976.

Chairman Intergovtl. Policy Advisory Commission to the United States Trade Republican. Chairman National Governors Association, 1995-1996, member national governors association executive committee, AGA Medical Сorporation. Chairman board directors, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, 1998-2001.

Member board directors C.R. Bard, Inc., since 2005, Certere Corporation, since 2005. President Logistics Health, since 2005.

Membership

Served with United States Army Reserve. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Republican Governors Association, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Sue Ann Mashak, 1969. Children: Kelli Sue, Tommi, Jason.

father:
Allan Thompson

mother:
Julia (Dutton) Thompson

spouse:
Sue Ann Mashak

children:
Kelli Sue Thompson

Tommi Thompson

Jason Thompson