• Born date: 1895-02-15
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1971-04-19
  • Death in: California
Earl Thomson

Earl J "Tommy" Thomson (sometimes spelled Thomson) (February 15, 1895 – April 19, 1971) was Canadian athlete, a specialist in the high hurdles.Born in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan, Thomson moved to southern California at age 8, because the warm weather would be better for his mother. Thomson attended Long Beach Poly, where he won the 120 yard hurdles at the first CIF California State Meet in 1915.