Thompson, John D.
- Edward Halloran
Thompson, John D. (06 August 1917–13 August 1992), nurse, was born John Devereaux Thompson in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the oldest son of William McKinley Thompson, a traveling salesman, and Margaret Devereaux Thompson, a mathematics teacher. Thompson was raised in Canton, Ohio. His mother, who was Irish-Catholic, interested him in religion and mathematics. When he was twelve, she died in childbirth....