Thompson, John Reuben
- Gerald M. Garmon
Thompson, John Reuben (23 October 1823–30 April 1873), poet and editor, was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of John Thompson, a store owner, and Sarah Dyckman. He was graduated from the University of Virginia in 1842 with a major in chemistry and again in 1845 with a degree in law. In 1847 his father purchased the ...