George Thompson (Wisconsin politician)
|35th Wisconsin Attorney General|
January 7, 1963 – January 4, 1965
|Preceded by||John W. Reynolds, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Bronson La Follette|
|Born||July 6, 1918
|Died||November 11, 1982
|Political party||Republican Party of Wisconsin|
George Thompson (July 6, 1918 – November 11, 1982) was Attorney General of Wisconsin from 1963 to 1965. He received his public education in Hudson, Wisconsin;George Thompson attended the University of Wisconsin–River Falls 1936–37, and then St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, where he received his B.A. degree in 1940. He then attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he received an M.A. degree in 1941 and an LL.B. degree in 1947. He was a practicing attorney from 1947 until his death. A World War II veteran, he served in the United States Army 1942–45. George Thompson served as a police and fire commissioner for La Crosse, Wisconsin 1952–54, and was then elected La Crosse County, Wisconsin District Attorney 1955–1961.
- 'Massachusetts Death Records Index
- Thompson, George 1918. Wisconsinhistory.org. Retrieved on 2016-01-22.
- 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1964,' Biographical Sketch of George Thompson, p. 8
John W. Reynolds, Jr.
|Attorney General of Wisconsin
Bronson La Follette
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