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 Mickey Thompson

Mickey Thompson

Original Name Marion Lee
Birth
Alhambra, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 16 Mar 1988 (aged 59)
Bradbury, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Garden of reflection, Lot 1576, Grave 1 & 2
Memorial ID 6919 · View Source
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Race Car Driver, Car Designer, Race Promoter. He set the American land speed record in 1960 at Bonneville Salt Flats with a top speed of 406.6 mph. Designer of the modern "funny car" drag racer. He and his wife, Trudy, were murdered by a former business partner.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6919
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mickey Thompson (7 Dec 1928–16 Mar 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6919, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .