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THOMAS (Soundex T520) — See also DETHOMAS, ELAM-THOMAS, MCTHOMAS, SAINTTHOMAS, THOM, THOMA, THOMAIDES, THOMAN, THOMAS-LOTS, THOMASBERG, THOMASEVICH, THOMASINA, THOMASINE, THOMASON, THOMASSON, THOMES, THOMS, TOMAS, TOMASH.

  Thomas, O. G. — of Arcadia, Bienville Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, O. W. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Carrollton, Mo., 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Oliver M. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomas, Ormsby Brunson (1832-1904) — also known as Ormsby B. Thomas — of Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wis. Born in Vermont, 1832. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1862, 1865-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1868; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1872; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1880-81; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1885-91. Died in 1904 (age about 72 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Prairie du Chien, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas, Oswald — Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Otis M. — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thomas, P. D. — of Tionesta, Forest County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Parnell See John Parnell Thomas
  Thomas, Pat (1933-2000) — of Florida. Born in Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla., November 21, 1933. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; Florida Democratic state chair, 1966-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968; candidate for nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Florida, 1970; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1973-74; member of Florida state senate, 1975-2000. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of multiple myeloma, in Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla., June 21, 2000 (age 66 years, 213 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Quincy, Fla.
  Thomas, Pat See Patricia Thomas
  Thomas, Patricia (born c.1968) — also known as Pat Thomas — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo.; Holts Summit, Callaway County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born about 1968. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016; secretary of Missouri Republican Party, 2014-16. Female. Still living as of 2016.
  Thomas, Paul — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Mrs. Paul See Mrs. T. Paul Thomas
  Thomas, Paul, Jr. — of Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thomas, Percy C. — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Peter W. — of Chatham, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1968-71 (District 10-A 1968-69, District 10-B 1970-71); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968; member of New Jersey state senate District 10, 1972-73; nominated, but withdrew 1973; resigned 1973; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Thomas, Philemon (1763-1847) — of Mason County, Ky.; Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Orange County, Va., February 9, 1763. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1796-99; member of Kentucky state senate, 1800-03; member of Louisiana state legislature, 1800; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1831-35. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 18, 1847 (age 84 years, 282 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment in 1886 at National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas, Philip (1747-1815) — of Maryland. Born in Kent County, Md., June 11, 1747. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1789. Died in Frederick County, Md., April 25, 1815 (age 67 years, 318 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas (1705-1790) and Mary (Wilson) Thomas (1706-1763); married to Jane Contee Hanson (1747-1781; daughter of John Hanson (1721-1783); sister of Alexander Contee Hanson); father of Rebecca Bellicum Thomas (1777-1814; who married Alexander Contee Magruder).
  Political family: Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas, Phillip Francis (1810-1890) — also known as Phillip F. Thomas — of Easton, Talbot County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., September 12, 1810. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Maryland internal improvements convention, 1836; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Talbot County, 1838, 1843-45, 1867, 1878; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1839-41, 1875-77 (2nd District 1839-41, 1st District 1875-77); Governor of Maryland, 1848-51; Maryland state comptroller, 1851-53; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57; U.S. Commissioner of Patents, 1860-61; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1860-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880 (Convention Vice-President). Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 2, 1890 (age 80 years, 20 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Tristan Thomas and Maria (Francis) Thomas; married, February 5, 1835, to Sarah Maria Kerr (died 1870); married, January 29, 1876, to Clintonia (Wright) May (daughter of Robert Wright (1752-1826)).
  Political family: Wright family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas, R. B. — of Wiggins, Stone County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Thomas, R. C. P. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. H. — of St. Petersburg, Hillsborough County (now Pinellas County), Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1902-03, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. I. — of Greenwood, Charles Mix County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. M. — of Kentucky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. R. — also known as Bob Thomas — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. R. — of Oak Hill, Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Oak Hill, W.Va., 1947-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. W. — of Barren County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, R. W. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Ralph C. — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Bluffton, Ind., 1925-33 (acting, 1925). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Ralph W. — of Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 37th District, 1910-14. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Randal Tye (b. 1978) — also known as Tye Thomas; Skip Thomas — of Gun Barrel City, Henderson County, Tex.; The Colony, Denton County, Tex. Born in a hospital at Terrell, Kaufman County, Tex., August 23, 1978. Republican. Mayor, Gun Barrel City, Tex., 2000-2001, resigned 2001; Presidential Elector for Texas, 2000; youngest mayor in Texas; indicted for misdemeanor perjury, and arrested for public intoxication, 2001. Methodist. Still living as of 2003.
  Thomas, Raymon B. — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Raymond A. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1949-59 (acting, 1949). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Raymond W. — of Gilberton, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Gilberton, Pa., 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Regina D. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 12th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Thomas, Reginald L. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas, Rice H. — of Mingo County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Richard (1744-1832) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1744. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1795-1801. Died in 1832 (age about 88 years). Interment at Friends Western Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas, Richard — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thomas, Richard — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomas, Richard — Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 23rd District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas, Richard — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; elected 2015. Still living as of 2015.
  Thomas, Richard S. — Member of Ohio state senate from Warren and Butler counties, 1806-08. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Richard S. — of Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from Cape Girardeau County, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Richard V. — U.S. Attorney for Wyoming, 1969-74. Still living as of 1974.
  Thomas, Richard W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1932; candidate for New York state senate 11th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Robert — of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas, Robert B. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Postmaster at Tampa, Fla., 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Robert Dartanian — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 48th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Thomas, Robert J. — of Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Westland, Mich., 1990-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Thomas, Robert L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. U.S. Taxpayers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomas, Robert Lindsay (b. 1943) — also known as Lindsay Thomas — of Screven, Wayne County, Ga. Born in Georgia, November 20, 1943. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1983-93. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Thomas, Robert T. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Robert Young, Jr. (1855-1925) — also known as Robert Y. Thomas, Jr. — of Central City, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Born in Logan County, Ky., 1855. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1886; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1909-25; died in office 1925. Died September 3, 1925 (age about 70 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas, Romaine B. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1980 (alternate), 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomas, Ron — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Roseville, Mich., 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  Thomas, Ron (born c.1974) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born about 1974. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thomas, Ronnie — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Thomas, Roscoe — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Ross J. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Roy — of De Leon, Comanche County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Thomas, Roy B. — of Bevier, Macon County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Macon County Republican Party, 1949; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Russell, Jr. — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Mayor of Americus, Ga., 1980-88, 1993-. Still living as of 1993.
  Thomas, Russell E. — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Mayor of Niles, Mich., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Ruth — of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thomas, Ruth W. — also known as Mrs. John Thomas — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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