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Edward Lee Thompson, II
Birth: Mar. 14, 1914
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1979
Iowa, USA

Mr. Thompson was a left-handed pitcher in the Negro League Baseball. He played for the Winona Merchants in Winona, Minn, the Kansas City Monarchs and the Chicago American Giants. Some of his team mates were Satchell Paige, James "Cool" Pappa Bell, and many others. He also was a Chef for several notable establishments such as Harbor Light's Supper Club, Jimmie Foxx's Restaurant, Sheraton Inn, and Lorraine's in Illinois and the New Pines in Middleton, Wisconsin. He was married to Willie Mae (Jackson) from 1949 until his death. He also served in the US Army in WW II in the Pacific Theatre. He also received his Associates Degree from Piney Woods Junior College, Piney Woods, Miss. He and Willie Mae were the parents of three children, Brenda Joyce, Brian Jeffery, and Edward Lee III. He died of cancer and is buried in East Linwood Cemetery in Galesburg, Illinois. (bio by: brian thompson) 
 
Burial:
East Linwood Cemetery
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: brian thompson
Record added: May 05, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5002688
Edward Lee Thompson, II
Added by: Tamara Thompson- Moore
 
Edward Lee Thompson, II
Added by: Brenda Brody
 
Edward Lee Thompson, II
Added by: brian j thompson I
 
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