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James R. Thompson

James R. ThompsonAKA James Robert Thompson

Born: 8-May-1936
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1977-91

Wife: Jayne Ann Carr Thompson (m. 19-Jun-1976)
Daughter: Samantha Jayne Thompson (b. 3-Aug-1978)

    University: University of Illinois
    University: Washington University in St. Louis
    Law School: JD, Northwestern University (1959)
    Professor: Northwestern University (1964-69)

    9-11 Commission
    Winston & Strawn Chairman (1993-2006)
    Winston & Strawn Partner (1991-2006)
    Governor of Illinois (1977-91)
    US Attorney Northern District of Illinois (1971-75)
    Member of the Board of Hollinger International
    Member of the Board of Chicago Board of Trade
    Member of the Board of FMC (1991-2007)
    Member of the Board of FMC Technologies (2001-)
    Member of the Board of Jefferson Smurfit
    Member of the Board of Prime Retail
    Member of the Board of Wackenhut
    Hollinger International Audit Committee
    Bill Bradley for President
    Bush-Cheney 2000
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Foreign Policy Research Institute Board of Advisors
    Friends of Hillary
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee
    Straight Talk America


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