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Dr. J.Q. Thompson CB ’39-’40

Dr. J.Q. Thompson CB ’39-’40 passed away Dec. 10 in Temple. He was the husband of Peggy Grainger Thompson ’44, who preceded him in death. After graduating from Baylor Medical School in Houston in 1947, he received internship and residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. He spent one year in the Navy V12 program and remained in the naval reserve for three years. He then resigned to join the army in 1950. He spent time in Camp Pickett, Va., then at the 361st Station Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, during the Korean War. He then spent one year in the Panama Canal Zone at Fort Kobbe, where he was in General Internal Medicine and served as Post Surgeon and Medical Company commander. Following that assignment, he began his work at Scott & White Hospital. While on staff at S&W, he was a member of the Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Internal Medicine. He was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, was a consultant to the Santa Fe and V.A. Hospitals in Temple, and served as an associate professor at Texas A&M University Medical School. He was a member and past president of the Bell County Medical Society and a member of several state and national organizations. He was a practicing physician at S&W for 30 years.