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Paul Jones ThomsonRoster ID 5050
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1904|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Paul Jones Thomson, Class of 1904: Genealogy: Born- May 20, 1884 at Summit Point, W. Va. Father- Augustus Pembroke Thomson, VMI Class of 1866; Mother- Elizabeth McIlhany. Pat. Grandfather- John A. Thomson; Pat. Grandmother- Mary E. Scott. Mat. Grandfather- James McIlhany; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Johnson. Married- On Oct. 25, 1916 to Gretchen Bigelow, daughter of Lawrence G. Bigelow and Fannie D. Clark of Worcester, Mass. Children- 1- Gretchen B. Thomson; 2- Paul J. Thomson, Jr.; 3- James McIlhany Thomson; 4- Bigelow Clark Thomson. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1901 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated- June 22, 1904 standing 47th in a class of 48. Careers: General Manager of the New Orleans Item & Morning Tribune. Died- Oct. 15, 1938|