Tompkins, William F., 1913-

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William Finley Tompkins (1913-1969), lawyer, was the Japanese War Crimes prosecutor from 1945 to 1946. He was the U.S. attorney for New Jersey from 1953 to 1954, and Assistant Attorney General for the Internal Security Division of the Department of Justice from 1954 to 1958. In 1958, Tompkins prosecuted the Soviet master spy, Rudolf Abel.

From the description of Tompkins, William F. (William Finley), 1913-1989 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10611092

Brigadier general in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and engineer in charge of flood control in the Louisiana 2nd District of New Orleans (1936-1940).

From the description of William F. Tompkins papers, 1931-1940. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269015947

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creatorOf William F. Tompkins Papers. 1946 - 1979. William F. Tompkins Papers Herbert Hoover Library
creatorOf Tompkins, William F. William F. Tompkins papers, 1931-1940. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Mississippi River
Louisiana--New Orleans
Mississippi River Valley
Asphalt in hydraulic engineering
Dikes (Engineering)
Flood control
Levee district
Military engineers


Birth 1913




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SNAC ID: 50236445