William Carrington Thompson (1980-1983)

Further reading:

“William Carrington Thompson: Biographical Sketch,” in John Perts, Virginia Leaders, 1968 (1968).

“William Carrington Thompson: Biographical Sketch,” The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1940-1960, edited by Edward Griffith Dodson (1961), 590.

George Lewis, “Virginia’s Northern Strategy: Southern Segregationists and the Route to National Conservatism,” The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 72, No. 1 (Feb. 2006), 111-146. Thompson served on the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government, established in 1958 by the General Assembly to resist implementation of the 1954 Brown decision mandating school desegregation.

Reference collections:

Library of Virginia (State Government Records Collection)
Richmond, Va.
Records of the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Government, 1958-1968; 25 boxes.