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James E.M. Thomson, M.D.*

NARRATIVE:
Dr. Thomson was an enthusiastic supporter of civic and cultural interests throughout the city and state and was a significant contributor to the international medical world. He was a frequent and esteemed visitor on every continent and received much recognition, including honorary memberships to orthopedic societies in Finland, Poland and Latin America.
James E.M. Thomson, M.D., was a Founder of the Lincoln Community Foundation.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Physician and orthopedic surgeon, Lincoln, NE 44 years
Burlington and Northwestern Railroads and United Airlines, Rock Island, corporate surgeon
University of Nebraska, instructor and orthopedic surgery

EDUCATION:
Rush Medical College, 1915
Northwestern University, 1909

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1889
Year of Death: 1962
Wife: Helen

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