Thompson, Lucia E.(born: 1897)
Thompson was born in Paducah, KY. An optometrist, she received her O.D. from Monroe College of Optometry in Chicago in 1947. Thompson was an instructor at West Kentucky College [now West Kentucky Community and Technical College] for ten years and taught at a private adult school for five years before she opened her optometry business in Chicago. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950.