JOHN C. THOMPSON, JR., LT, USN
John Thompson, Jr. '46
Date of birth: May 6, 1923
Date of death: May 22, 1952
From the 1946 Lucky Bag:
John was lost on May 22, 1952 when the airplane he was piloting "crashed just south of Virginia Beach Boulevard ner London Bridge". He was returning from a "routine night training flight" and was approaching Oceana at the time.
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. John was survived by his wife, "Mrs. Louis Day Thompson," who was visiting her parents in Berlin, Germany.
Jackson Robinson ’46 was also on the fencing team.