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Vanderbilt University consistently ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. Situated in the heart of Nashville, it draws students from 50 states and 90 foreign countries, and its alumni include U.S. senators, Academy Award winners, Nobel Prize winners and U.S. Poet Laureates, notably Robert Penn Warren. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who’ve contributed to Vanderbilt’s rich legacy.
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Vanderbilt University Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Thompson

James Robert Thompson 1938-2017 James Robert Thompson was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 18, 1938. He died of cancer on December 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Haskins Thompson, father Clarence Algia Thompson, and son Andrew Michael Thompson. Jim graduated from Memphis High and from Vanderbilt University, having received the Founder's Medal as first in his class. In 1966, he received his doctorate in mathematics from Princeton University. He then accepted a job...
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