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 Herbert Percy Thompson

Herbert Percy Thompson

Birth
Wheatland Township, Will County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Dec 1981 (aged 92)
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Plot Azalea West
Memorial ID 107497808 · View Source
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THOMPSON, Herbert Percy was born June 28, 1889 in Wheatland Township, Will County, Illinois the son of Jesse Eno Thompson and Deborah Petters. He graduated from Plainfield High School in 1908 and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1913 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a veteran of World War I and served in the Illinois Regiment of the Air Service in France in 1918 and 1919 as a 2nd Lieutenant. After the war he worked for a short time as an auto mechanic and then opened his own car dealership, The Naperville Garage, selling Overland, Willys-Knight and Whippet automobiles. He was also employed for a time as a banker in Harvey, Illinois. He served as Mayor of Naperville from 1927 to 1931. He was married to Sophye Beatrice Jackson in 1942. He moved to Seattle, Washington in 1944 and remained there until his death. He was raised a Master Mason November 17, 1916. He was exalted a Royal Arch Mason March 30, 1917 and served as High Priest of the Chapter in 1943. He died December 14, 1981 in Seattle, King County, Washington and was buried in the Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington.


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  • Created by: Reverend Larry
  • Added: 29 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107497808
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Percy Thompson (28 Jun 1889–14 Dec 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107497808, citing Floral Hills Cemetery, Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Reverend Larry (contributor 47563154) .