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William F. Thompson ’46

Founder | Boston Ventures Management Inc.


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1946 (D)
  • B.A. Harvard College, 1950
  • M.B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, 1954

Career Highlights:

  • Founder, Boston Ventures Management, Inc., 1983
  • Executive VP, The First National Bank of Boston, 1954-1983
  • Served in the U.S. Navy

Distinguished Service:

  • Senior Warden, Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston
  • Co-chairman, Finance Committee, Trinity Church, Boston
  • Trustee, New England Medical Center
  • Director, Sherill House
  • National Co-chairman, Harvard Campaign, 1994-1999
  • Member, Dean’s Council, Graduate School of Education, Harvard
  • Trustee, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio
  • Member, Committee of University Resources, Harvard University