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THOMPSON (Soundex T512) — See also CHAVEZ-THOMPSON, COMPSON, HOMPE, MCKAY-THOMPSON, SCHOMP, THOM, THOMPKINS, THOMPSON-GARCIA, THOMSON, TIMPSON, TOMPSON, TUMPSON.

  Thompson, E. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. G. — of Spring Valley, Bureau County, Ill. Postmaster at Spring Valley, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. H. — U.S. Consul in Progreso, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. J. — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Democrat. Mayor of Quincy, Ill., 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. Maynard See Edwin Maynard Thompson
  Thompson, E. T. — of Bellaire, Smith County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state treasurer, 1921-25. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. Valentine — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1937, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, E. W. — of Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn. Mayor of Gallatin, Tenn., 1955-56. Still living as of 1956.
  Thompson, Earl J. — of O'Fallon, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Acting postmaster at O'Fallon, Ill., 1954-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Earl W. — of Pennsylvania. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ebenezer — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1775-86; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-81, 1787-88; member of New Hampshire state senate from Strafford County, 1787-88; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1795-96; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1800. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ed — of Lafayette County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Lafayette County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ed See J. Ed Thompson
  Thompson, Ed — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 29th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Thompson, Ed F. — of Kingman, Mohave County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Eddie, Jr. — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Candidate for mayor of Covington, Ky., 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Thompson, Edward (c.1913-1995) — of New York. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., about 1913. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1964-77. Died of cancer, in Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 5, 1995 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward E. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury; elected 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward F. (born c.1859) — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in East Haven, New Haven County, Conn., about 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward H. — of Millerton, Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward Hughes (1810-1886) — also known as Edward H. Thompson — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Kendal, Westmoreland, England, June 15, 1810. Lawyer; read law in the Buffalo law office of Millard Fillmore; Lapeer County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1848-49; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1859-60; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney; mayor of Flint, Mich., 1877-78. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., February 2, 1886 (age 75 years, 232 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  Thompson, Edward Jackson (b. 1901) — also known as Edward J. Thompson — of Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa. Born in Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., June 2, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932, 1940; member of Pennsylvania state senate 34th District, 1935-38. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Patriotic Order Sons of America; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Junior Order; Elks; Moose; Eagles; United Commercial Travelers; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Curtin Thompson and Bertha Ellen (Denning) Thompson; married to Harriet Barker.
  Thompson, Edward M. — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward P. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Indianapolis, Ind., 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward P. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward T. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward T. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edward T. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Edwin Maynard (b. 1868) — also known as E. Maynard Thompson — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Union, Knox County, Maine, December 9, 1868. Lawyer; clerk of the Maine House of Representatives, 1905-09; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1914. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin L. Thompson and Margaret A. Thompson; married, July 2, 1906, to Ella P. Reid.
Edwin R. Thompson Thompson, Edwin R. (b. 1842) — of Waubay, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Quebec, July 1, 1842. Republican. Merchant; banker; member of South Dakota state senate 32nd District, 1903-04. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Thompson, Elbridge A. — of Dover (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1884, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Eleanor — of Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Elizabeth — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 7th District, 1934. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Elmer R. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Elmer S. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury; elected 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Elwin L. — of Templeton, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Worcester District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Enoch — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Eric — of Melvin, Ford County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Ford County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Thompson, Ernest — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ernest R. — of Sherman, Grayson County, Tex. Mayor of Sherman, Tex., 1960-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Thompson, Ethan M. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ethelred J. — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Athens, Tex., 1855-60. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Eugene S. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1910, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Everett E. — of Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Mayor of Alma, Mich., 1949-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Everett R. — of Mingo County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ezra — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Dutchess County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Ezra — of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. A. — of Clay Center, Clay County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. L. — of Roodhouse, Greene County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. L. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. L. — of Midland, Midland County, Tex. Mayor of Midland, Tex., 1958-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Thompson, F. P. — of Cloquet, Carlton County, Minn. Postmaster at Cloquet, Minn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. P. — of Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif. Postmaster at Eureka, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, F. R. — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Cortland, N.Y., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Faison See J. Faison Thompson
  Thompson, Farrington M. — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of White Plains, N.Y., 1911-12, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fauntain K. — of Livingston County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fay — of New York. Communist. Candidate for New York state senate 35th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fletcher See Standish Fletcher Thompson
  Thompson, Floyd — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Floyd — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Floyd E. Thompson Thompson, Floyd Eugene (b. 1887) — also known as Floyd E. Thompson — of East Moline, Rock Island County, Ill.; Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Roodhouse, Greene County, Ill., December 25, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Rock Island County State's Attorney, 1913-19; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1919-28; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Modern Woodmen; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Illinois Blue Book 1919
  Thompson, Fountain Land (1854-1942) — also known as Fountain L. Thompson — of Cando, Towner County, N.Dak. Born near Scottsville, Macoupin County, Ill., November 18, 1854. Democrat. County judge in North Dakota, 1890-94; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1909-10; resigned 1910. Died February 4, 1942 (age 87 years, 78 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Francis — of Louisiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Francis E., Sr. — of Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Maumee, Ohio; elected 1931, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Francis L. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1942-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank — of Jacksonville, Onslow County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 7th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank, Jr. (1918-1989) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., July 26, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1950-54; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1955-80; defeated, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; indicted on June 18 and convicted on December 3, 1980, on bribery and conspiracy charges; sentenced to three years in prison. Died in 1989 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Thompson and Beatrice (Jameson) Thompson; married, January 10, 1942, to Evelina Gleaves Van Metre.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Frank A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank Austin (d. 1955) — also known as Frank A. Thompson — of Conway, Horry County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944, 1948, 1952; member of South Carolina state senate from Horry County, 1945-48, 1953-55; died in office 1955. Died June 29, 1955. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank D. — of Barton, Orleans County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank G. — of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for Illinois state senate 46th District, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank G. — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Democrat. Indiana state auditor, 1938-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank J. — of Alabama. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frank P. B. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Franklin A. — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at McCook, Neb., 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Franklin M. — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fred — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fred D. — Progressive. Candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fred Dalton (b. 1942) — also known as Fred Thompson — of Tennessee. Born in Sheffield, Colbert County, Ala., August 19, 1942. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1994-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2008. Member, Screen Actors Guild. Became an actor when he played himself in the 1985 film Marie, and went on to appear in other films in 1985-94, including No Way Out, The Hunt for Red October, Cape Fear, and In the Line of Fire, as well as the television series Law and Order. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Fletcher Thompson (died 1990) and Ruth Thompson; married, September 12, 1959, to Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey (divorced 1985); married, June 29, 2002, to Jeri Kehn.
  The Fred Thompson U.S. Courthouse (under construction 2019), in Nashville, Tennessee, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Thompson, Fred E. — of Barbour County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fred S. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Superior, Wis., 1897-1903, 1922-33. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Fred W. — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Upshur County Republican Party, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Frederic I. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928 (alternate); member, Federal Communications Commission, 1939-41. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Freeman — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1930. Burial location unknown.


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