ARTHUR B. THOMPSON, LT, USN
Arthur Thompson '25
Date of birth: April 9, 1901
Date of death: March 31, 1940
From the 1925 Lucky Bag:
Arthur died on March 31, 1940, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound "about two months" prior. He had shot himself while in his cabin aboard USS Teal while that ship was in Seattle, Washington; he was the commanding officer.
He was survived by his wife, Florence, and his three children. He is buried in the Naval Academy Cemetery.
He earned his wings as naval aviator #3401 on April 7, 1928.