Thompson, stockbroker, former football player, dies

T. W.

October 03, 1990

Services for Thomas W. Thompson, a stockbroker and former professional football player who was an All-American player in college, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va. Mr. Thompson died of cancer Monday at University Hospital. He was 63.

He was named senior vice president in charge of the Baltimore office of Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc. in January. He lived in the Village of Cross Keys.

He had been with this investment firm for about 10 years and was transferred to Baltimore from Chatham, N.J. He also worked in Baltimore in the 1970s when he was vice president and manager of the local office of what was then Bache & Co.

TTC The native of Jersey City, N.J., served in the Army during World War II. He was a 1949 graduate of the College of William and Mary, where he was All Southern Confer

ence center and an All-American. He played in the 1949 College All Star game.

He later was a linebacker for the Cleveland Browns, and was on the Browns' 1950 National Football League championship team.

Mr. Thompson had been on the board of trustees of the College of William and Mary, and was named to the Sports Hall of Fame of both the college and the state of Virginia. His other memberships included the Center Club in Baltimore.

He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Bradley; a son, Thomas W. Thompson Jr. of Los Angeles; three daughters, Elizabeth B. Levy of Baltimore, Gail Elizabeth Wilkinson of Aiken, S.C., and Susan Ciborowski of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; three sisters, Phyllis Petras of Rahway, N.J., and Martha Jane Thompson and Mary Lou Walthers, both of Manasquan Park, N.J.; and six grandchildren.

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