William Thompson (admiral)

William Thompson (September 22, 1922 October 15, 2018) was an American United States Navy rear admiral who in retirement organized and led the effort to create a Navy memorial and heritage center on Pennsylvania Avenue in Northwest Washington, DC. He was chief of the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation, a private, not-for-profit lobbying and advocacy organization, for 15 years.[1]

William Thompson
Born(1922-09-22)September 22, 1922
Escanaba, Michigan
DiedOctober 15, 2018(2018-10-15) (aged 96)
Bethesda, Maryland
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Navy
RankRear admiral


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