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William Charles Thompson, American Lawyer, educator. Bar: California 1982. National Science Foundation research grantee, Washington, 1987-1990.

Background

Thompson, William Charles was born on March 16, 1954 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Lewayne and Helen Bernice (Lean) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor, University of Southern California, 1976; Juris Doctor, University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1984.

Career

Staff engineer, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Omaha, 1978-1980; resident engineer, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Omaha, 1980-1981; roadmaster, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Spokane, Washington, 1981-1982; assistant division engineer, Union Pacific Railroad Company, North Platte, Nebraska, 1983-1984; division engineer, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1984-1988; director engineering research, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Omaha, since 1989; assistant manager test operations, Association of America R.R., Pueblo, Colorado, 1982-1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent (with other) for track fastening device.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Treasurer pack 435 Boy Scouts American, Omaha, 1990-1991, assistant scoutmaster, since 1991. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Rlwy. Engineering Association (board directors since 1995), American Roadmasters and Maintenance of Way Association, American Bridge and Building Association, Transportation Research Board (Chairman of Commission since 1992).

Connections

Married Claudia Laverne Cowan, June 21, 1980. Children: Jessica, Graham, Elliot.

father:
Lewayne Thompson

mother:
Helen Bernice (Lean) Thompson

spouse:
Claudia Laverne Cowan

children:
Jessica Thompson

Graham Thompson

Elliot Thompson