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musician , writer

Vivian L. Thompson, writer, musician. Recipient Outstanding Achievement in Literature, Young Women's Christian Association, 1984. Charter member Women in Military Service in American, Washington, 1993; sustaining member Republican National Committee, 2000—2005; Member of Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild.

Background

Thompson, Vivian L. was born on January 7, 1911 in Jersey City. Daughter of Harry John and Letty Bowers Laubach.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1938. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1940.

Career

Kindergarten teacher Nutley (New Jersey) Board Education, 1930—1933, Millburn (New Jersey) Board Education, 1933—1936, Union (New Jersey) Board Education, 1936—1937, Ossining (New York ) Board Education, 1937—1943, 1946—1947, La Jolla (California) Board Education, 1945—1946, 3rd grade teacher, 1947—1949. Kindergarten teacher Hawaii Board Education, Paauilo, 1949—1950, Honolulu, 1950—1951. Literacy tutor Literacy Volunteers American, 1974—1976.

Storyteller Puohala School, Kaneohe, Hawaii, 1998—1999. Second lieutenant United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943-1945.

Works

Membership

Charter member Women in Military Service in American, Washington, 1993. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, 2000—2005. Member of Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music.

Connections

Married Daniel Thompson, March 17, 1951 (deceased August 1998).

father:
Harry John

mother:
Letty Bowers Laubach

spouse:
Daniel Thompson