is a former leader in the Aryan Brotherhood
(AB) prison gang.
Michael Thompson was born October 14, 1941 in Bakersfield
, coming from a Native American
background. He stands almost 6' 4" tall. Contrary to some reports, Michael was never a troubled teenager, but his mother's boyfriend didn't want all seven of her children. The two systematically started to place the children elsewhere, and Michael was put in a boy's home. His sister was sent to an orphanage, and later put up for adoption. His older sisters were pregnant and married by the time they were 16, and his older brother was forced to enlist in the military by his mother, who had forged his birth date.
Thompson moved from the boy's home to a foster home, which was a working horse ranch in Orange County
, California. He attended Villa Park High School
, where he excelled in football and was an A-B student
. A family took him in and mentored him, and he became the first to graduate high school in his immediate family.
After high school, Thompson attended Orange Community College. At 19, he married a woman twelve years his senior, a go-go dancer
and bartender at a local bar. Through her, he was introduced to a dangerous new crowd; she got Thompson a job as... Read More