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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, Vincent — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Vincent (1907-1980) — also known as Vincent Thomasevich — of San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., April 16, 1907. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1941-78 (68th District 1941-74, 52nd District 1975-78); defeated, 1978; Presidential Elector for California, 1940, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1952. Croatian ancestry. Member, Elks; Redmen. Died in San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 31, 1980 (age 72 years, 290 days). Interment at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
  The Vincent Thomas Bridge (opened 1963), a suspension bridge over the harbor from San Pedro to Terminal Island, in Los Angeles, California, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas, Vincent J. — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1976-84. Still living as of 1984.
  Thomas, Vinod — of Cornelius, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas, W. Aubrey See William Aubrey Thomas
  Thomas, W. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Mrs. W. B. — of Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Thomas, W. C. — of Wytheville, Wythe County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. Egbert — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hunterdon County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. F. See William Frank Thomas
  Thomas, W. H. — of Bramwell, Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. J. — of Seneca, Oconee County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. Larue — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. M. — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. M. — also known as Billy Thomas — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1940, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. Minard — of West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state senate 36th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Thomas, W. R. — of Codington County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 28th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. R. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. S. — of near Rockham, Hand County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 24th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. S. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. W. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, W. W. — of Anna, Union County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Wallace See H. Wallace Thomas
  Thomas, Walter — of Waycross, Ware County, Ga. Circuit judge in Georgia Waycross Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Walter — of Woodward, Woodward County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Walter A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Leeds, as of 1927; Hull, as of 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Walter A. — of Illinois. Union Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Warren — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Wayne A. — of Wetzel County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1989-90; appointed 1989. Still living as of 1990.
  Thomas, Wesley See C. Wesley Thomas
  Thomas, Wilbur H. — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1916 (alternate), 1932; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Willard — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William — of Morgan County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Morgan County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William — of Chesterton, Porter County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Chesterton, Ind., 1854-61. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Mayor of Frostburg, Md., 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from California, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thomas, William A. — of Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William A. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Texas District, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William Aubrey (1866-1951) — also known as W. Aubrey Thomas — of Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio. Born in Wales, June 7, 1866. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1904-11; defeated, 1910. Died in Talladega, Talladega County, Ala., September 8, 1951 (age 85 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas, William B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856, 1860; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1861-66. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William C. E. (1818-1876) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Muncy, Lycoming County, Pa., November 21, 1818. Republican. Tanner; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1854; express agent; postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1872-76. Died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 13, 1876 (age 57 years, 266 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Allouez, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas, William D. — Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Iowa and Lafayette counties, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William D. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William David (1880-1936) — also known as William D. Thomas — of Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Middle Granville, Washington County, N.Y., March 22, 1880. Republican. Pharmacist; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1925-26; chair of Rensselaer County Republican Party, 1927-34; Rensselaer County Treasurer, 1927-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1936 (alternate); U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1934-36; died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., May 17, 1936 (age 56 years, 56 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David D. Thomas and Mary (McKenzie) Thomas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas, William E. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Postmaster at Phoenix, Ariz., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William E. — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William F., Jr. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Eleventh Bristol District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William Frank (1885-1962) — also known as W. F. Thomas — of Belle Fourche, Butte County, S.Dak. Born July 19, 1885. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 31st District, 1941-54. Died in 1962 (age about 76 years). Interment at Pine Slope Cemetery, Belle Fourche, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Married 1918 to Esther Victoria Quarnberg (1890-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas, William G. — of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William G. — of Leonard Bridge, Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William G. — of Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William G. — of Carbon County, Pa. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 56th District, 1928-29. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William Glenn — of Wayne County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1926-28, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William H. — of Douglas County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Douglas County, 1891-92, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William H. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896, 1908; Industrial candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1928; Industrial candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; Industrial candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1922; Industrial Labor candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William H. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1914; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William H. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 5th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Thomas, William J. — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William J. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1925-32; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William M. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William M. — of Colleton County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Colleton County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William M. — of Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William Marshall (b. 1941) — also known as William M. Thomas; Bill Thomas — of Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho, December 6, 1941. Republican. College professor; member of California state assembly, 1975-78; U.S. Representative from California, 1979-2007 (18th District 1979-83, 20th District 1983-93, 21st District 1993-2003, 22nd District 2003-07). Baptist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Thomas, William McKinley (born c.1896) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born about 1896. Shoe worker; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1944 (Republican primary), 1946 (Republican primary), 1950 (Republican primary), 1952 (Republican primary), 1964 (Democratic primary). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William McKinley
  Thomas, William McKinley — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William McKinley
  Thomas, William P. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Milford, Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William P. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Thomas, William R. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William R. — of Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pa. Burgess of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William W. — of Putnam County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1891-94, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, William Widgery, Jr. (1839-1927) — also known as William W. Thomas, Jr. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 26, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; brought Swedish colonists to northern Maine, 1870, founding community of New Sweden; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1873-75; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1874-75; member of Maine state senate, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1880; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1883-85, 1889-94, 1898-1905. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1927 (age about 87 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Widgery Thomas and Elizabeth White (Goddard) Thomas; married, October 11, 1887, to Dagmar Törnebladh; married, June 2, 1915, to Mrs. Aina Törnebladh.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas, Willie — Independent Conservative candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Thomas, Willie — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thomas, Wilson — of East Rumford, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at East Rumford, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas, Worth H. — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Thomas, Wray — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1861-64. Burial location unknown.


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