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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, K. L. — of Asotin, Asotin County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Karl — of Terrell County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Karl — of Melbourne, Brevard County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Katherine — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Kathleen — of Grapevine, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Keith — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thompson, Kelly, Jr. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for clerk of the Kentucky court of appeals, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Thompson, Ken See Kenneth W. Thompson
  Thompson, Kenneth — of Scottsburg, Scott County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Thompson, Kenneth, Jr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 12th District; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Thompson, Kenneth W. (1908-1975) — also known as Ken Thompson — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, February 10, 1908. Republican. Member of Michigan State University board of trustees, 1967-74; defeated, 1974. Lutheran. Member, Tau Beta Pi; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., February 15, 1975 (age 67 years, 5 days). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Kenneth W. — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, King See George King Thompson
  Thompson, King G. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. C. — of Paragould, Greene County, Ark. Mayor of Paragould, Ark., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. D. See Lorenzo Dow Thompson
  Thompson, L. E. (b. 1906) — also known as "Duck" — of Hamlin, Lincoln County, W.Va. Born in Sweetland, Lincoln County, W.Va., August 22, 1906. Democrat. Accountant; automobile dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County; elected 1952, 1954. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Moose; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. E. — also known as "Chief" — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. E. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thompson, L. H. — of Norton, Norton County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. P. — Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, L. S. — of Oregon. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, LaForest H. — Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Larry D. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1982-86; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Thompson, Larry K. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 26th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thompson, Laslee George — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 83rd District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Thompson, Lee — of Kansas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 4th District, 1988; U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1990-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Thompson, Leigh See T. Leigh Thompson
  Thompson, Leland See W. Leland Thompson
  Thompson, Lelia E. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from West Hartford, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lemon — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lena — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Thompson, Leo M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Leon — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thompson, Leonard E. — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Mayor of Niles, Mich., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Leslie A. (1806-1874) — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 8, 1806. Lawyer; mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1830, 1832-33, 1840; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Leon County, 1838-39; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1851-53. Died in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., January 23, 1874 (age 67 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thompson, Leverett — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Levi — of Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Levi A. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis — of Pleasant Hill, New Castle County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Delaware. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1856 (member, Credentials Committee), 1860, 1868; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1876-81. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis A. — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1885-90, 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis C. — U.S. Vice Consul in SAINT John, as of 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis H. — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1931-32; appointed 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis H. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis J. — of Letcher, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lewis S. — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J.; Brookdale, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mrs. Lewis S. — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lila W. — of Ocean County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1924-25. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lillard — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lillian M. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Thompson, Linda — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Llewellyn E., Jr. (1904-1972) — of Colorado; Washington, D.C. Born in Las Animas, Bent County, Colo., August 24, 1904. Accountant; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Colombo, 1929-32; Geneva, 1933-36; U.S. Consul in Geneva, 1937-38; Moscow, 1941-43; U.S. Ambassador to Austria, 1952-57; Soviet Union, 1957-62, 1966-69; , 1962-66. Died of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 6, 1972 (age 67 years, 166 days). Interment at Las Animas Cemetery, Las Animas, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Llewellyn E. Thompson (1863-1953) and Lula Lorene (Butcher) Thompson (1870-1962); married, October 2, 1948, to Jane (Monroe) Goelet.
  Ambassador Thompson Boulevard (U.S. Highway 50), in Las Animas, Colorado, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr.: Jenny Thompson & Sherry Thompson, The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E. Thompson, America's Man in Cold War Moscow
  Thompson, Lloyd (b. 1879) — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 17, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; town clerk of Westfield, N.J., 1903-09; real estate investor; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1910-11. Congregationalist. Member, Order of Heptasophs. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lloyd — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thompson, Lockwood — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lorenzo Dow (1873-1951) — also known as L. D. Thompson — of New Bloomfield, Callaway County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born near Vandalia, Ralls County, Mo., November 22, 1873. Republican. Postmaster; merchant; Missouri state treasurer, 1921-25; defeated, 1916; Missouri state auditor, 1925-33; Republican candidate for secretary of state of Missouri, 1936, 1944 (primary). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Lions; Knights of the Maccabees. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., October 1, 1951 (age 77 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Lewis Thompson (1841-1936) and Drusilla (Branstetter) Thompson (1846-1928); married 1901 to Ellen Rebecca Bryan (1879-1946).
  Thompson, Loudon — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Louis — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Louis J. — Democrat. Candidate for South Dakota state auditor, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lucien — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 22nd District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lucille — of Watertown, Wilson County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Thompson, Lyman B. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lynn — of Minnesota. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Lynn H. — of Brandenburg, Meade County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 18th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Thompson, M. E. (d. 1906) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Hotelier; livery stable owner; realtor; mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1892-95. Died in 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, M. E. — of College Park, Fulton County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940, 1944 (alternate; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, M. J. — of St. Edward, Boone County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, M. Jeff (b. 1826) — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 22, 1826. Mayor of St. Joseph, Mo., 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Merriweather Thompson.
  Thompson, Mable — of Ephrata, Grant County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Mae — of Arnold, Anne Arundel County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Thompson, Malcolm Everett (1882-1944) — also known as Malcolm E. Thompson — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., February 10, 1882. Republican. Lumber dealer; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Stonington, 1919-20; defeated, 1912. Died March 8, 1944 (age 62 years, 27 days). Interment at Pendleton Hill Cemetery, North Stonington, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Arlena Arzamarski (1895-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, Manley D. — of Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 80th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thompson, Marcella — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Margaret — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Thompson, Margaret K. — of Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Margaret R. — of Oxford, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Oxford, Pa., 1877-86. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Margery — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Marguerite Peyton — also known as Marguerite P. Thompson — of Salida, Chaffee County, Colo.; Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1936, 1948 (alternate), 1956 (alternate); member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 1939-40, 1954. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Marion S. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Marjorie — of Baker, Clay County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mark — Democrat. Candidate for Texas railroad commissioner, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Mark — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Des Plaines, Ill., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Thompson, Mark L. (b. 1945) — of Rogers City, Presque Isle County, Mich. Born in Rogers City, Presque Isle County, Mich., August 8, 1945. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; journalist; chair of Alpena County Republican Party, 1970-71; member of Michigan state house of representatives 106th District, 1973. Presbyterian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Married 1971 to Jeanette Hahn.
  Thompson, Marshall See A. Marshall Thompson
  Thompson, Martin B. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Martin L. — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 2nd District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mary — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Thompson, Mary E. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mary L. — Republican. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Thompson, Mary Lynn — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thompson, Mary M. — of Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Matt — of Eureka, Greenwood County, Kan. Democrat. Chair of Greenwood County Democratic Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Thompson, Matthew A. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Maurice B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mavis — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Maxwell M. — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Mayor of Niagara Falls, N.Y., 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Maynard See Edwin Maynard Thompson
  Thompson, Maynard A. — of Waverly, Tioga County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Waverly, N.Y., 1916-21. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mayo J. — Democrat. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1973-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Thompson, Melvin — of Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Barber County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Thompson, Melvin Ernest (1903-1980) — also known as Melvin E. Thompson — of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Born in Millen, Jenkins County, Ga., May 1, 1903. Democrat. Athletic coach; school principal; superintendent of schools; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1946-47; Governor of Georgia, 1947-48. Baptist. Member, Elks; Woodmen of the World; Civitan; Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Phi Kappa. Died October 3, 1980 (age 77 years, 155 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery, Valdosta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Henry J. Thompson and Eva Inez (Edenfield) Thompson; married 1926 to Ann Newton.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Thompson, Merrett E. — of South Bristol, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Postmaster at South Bristol, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Methvin S. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Mayor of Macon, Ga., 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Micah — of Pittsburg County, Okla. Republican. Chair of Pittsburg County Republican Party, 2014. Still living as of 2014.
  Thompson, Mike — of Coral Gables, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 12th District, 1966, 1968; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thompson, Mike — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Thompson, Mike See Charles Michael Thompson
  Thompson, Mike — of Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Pike County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Thompson, Mike — of Springfield, Fairfax County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Milford C. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1896 (Gold Democratic), 1898 (Democratic). Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Milford R. — Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 16th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thompson, Milton — of Hernando, DeSoto County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Milton Patterson — also known as Milton P. Thompson — U.S. Vice Consul in Mexico City, as of 1932; Buenos Aires, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mitchell — of Sinajana, Guam. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Morris Kent — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 19th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thompson, Mozelle W. — Democrat. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1997-2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Murray — of New City, Rockland County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Murray — of Royal, Garland County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thompson, Murray E. (b. 1895) — of Marshfield, Webster County, Mo. Born in 1895. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Webster County, 1941-48; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, N. A. — of Washington. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Nahum — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Nancy — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Nancy A. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Thompson, Nancy L. — of Blue Island, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Blue Island, Ill., 2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  Thompson, Nelson — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Norberg — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Mayor of Key West, Fla., 1915-17. Burial location unknown.


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