Patricia M. Thompson

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Patricia M. Thompson, Esq.

Patricia M. Thompson
Born 28 Nov. 1942 [1]
Died 23 Nov. 1989 [1]
California [1]
Nationality American
Education Legal
Alma mater Bowling Green State University (1964)
Occupation Lawyer
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Practice of law
Spouse(s) Clifton J. Thompson, II
Children Clifton J. Thompson, III

Patricia Thompson, Esq. - b. 28, Nov 1942 - d. 23, Nov. 1989 [1]) was a pioneering black Attorney. According to coach Tom Monroe, she graduated with him from DMHS in 1960. She then attended Bowling Green State University, where she was a member of Delta Chi Delta Sorority [2] graduating in 1964. [3] She later practiced law in Bergen. [4] He tells that she was the "first Black woman lawyer in Bergen County", but at the very least she was one of the first. She apparently married a man also surnamed Thompson, i.e. Clifton Jerry Thompson, sr., and their son Clifton Jerry Thompson, III currently is a principal at the HARP School in Paterson.