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Dr Joseph Lawn Thompson, Sr

Dr Joseph Lawn Thompson, Sr

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Death 3 Sep 1946 (aged 72)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row L, Lot 2 Upper, Site 4
Memorial ID 50026704 · View Source
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Parents:
- Dr. Benedict Joseph Thompson [1834-1875]
- Alice Elizabeth (Lawn) Thompson [1839-?]

Married Anna Letitia (Waters) Thompson on June 10, 1908 in Gaithersburg, MD.

Father of:
- Joseph Lawn Jr [1909-1994]
- Charles Waters [1915-1995]
- Anna Yates Coppenbarger [1916-2008]

Occupation: Professor of medicine at George Washington University

Distinguished member of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia.

Obituary
The Washington Post

On Tuesday, September 3, 1946, Dr. Joseph Lawn Thompson, beloved husband of Anna Waters Thompson of 1851 Columbia Rd., NW.

Remains resting at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase funeral home of Wm. Reuben Pumphrey. Funeral services and interment private, Thursday, September 5.

Obituary published in the Evening Star, Washington (DC) on Thursday, September 5, 1946, on page 22:

Dr. J. Lawn Thompson Final Rites Are Held

Funeral services for Dr. J. Lawn Thompson, Sr., 72, Washington physician who died Tuesday at his home, 1851 Columbia road N.W., were held this morning. Burial was in Monocracy Cemetery, Md.

Dr. Thompson was born in Washington, the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Benedict Thompson. His father was a leading physician here.

Dr. Thompson was for 15 years medical director of Catholic University and also served as professor of medicine at George Washington medical school and as chief of medical service at Providence Hospital.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Anna Waters Thompson; two sons, Dr. J. Lawn Thompson, Jr. and Dr. Charles W. Thompson, both of Washington; a daughter, Mrs. Howard Coppenbarger, Cleveland Ohio; a sister, Miss Noma Thompson, Washington, and a half-brother, Edward Anderson, Los Angeles."


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  • Created by: Betty Frain
  • Added: 21 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50026704
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Joseph Lawn Thompson, Sr (16 Oct 1873–3 Sep 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50026704, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Betty Frain (contributor 46858568) .