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Thompson, S to T

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

  Thompson, S. A. — of Patrick County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Patrick County, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. C. — of Manistee, Manistee County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. J. — of Campbell County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 12th District, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. K. — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Mayor of Greeley, Colo., 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. L. — of Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Dover, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. M. — of Ravenwood (unknown county), Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. R. — Nebraska superintendent of public instruction, 1877-81. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. R. — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, S. S. — of Marseilles, La Salle County, Ill. Postmaster at Marseilles, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Sally — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Kansas state treasurer, 1991-98; resigned 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1996; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Thompson, Sam C. — of Michigan. American candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Sam D. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Audrain County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thompson, Samuel — of Elyton (now part of Birmingham), Jefferson County, Ala. Postmaster at Elyton, Ala., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Stonington, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel — of Charlottesville, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Thompson, Samuel B. — of Richland County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Richland County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel C. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 7th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel D. — of Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 13th District; elected 2003; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008; member of New Jersey state senate 12th District; elected 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Thompson, Samuel G. — Justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1893-94; appointed 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel H. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel Joseph — of Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916; member of Virginia state senate 18th District, 1924-35. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel R. — of California. Born in Illinois. U.S. Vice Consul in Rosario, 1917-21; U.S. Consul in Concepcion, as of 1924; Bristol, as of 1926; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1927-29; Valencia, as of 1932; Halifax, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel S. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Samuel S. — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Birmingham, Ala., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Scott See A. Scott Thompson
  Thompson, Scott — of Indiana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Selia E. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from West Hartford, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Senfronia — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 141st District, 1977-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Thompson, Sharon — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Sharon — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Sheldon — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1840-41. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Shirley — of Dane County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly 46th District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Thompson, Shirley C. — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 125th District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Thompson, Slayton — of Iowa. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Thompson, Smith (1768-1843) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., January 17, 1768. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-01; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1801; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1802-18; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1819-23; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1823-43; died in office 1843; candidate for Governor of New York, 1828. Presbyterian. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 18, 1843 (age 75 years, 335 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Thompson (1738-1816) and Rachel (Smith) Thompson (1739-1804); married, April 30, 1795, to Sarah Livingston (1777-1833); married 1836 to Elizabeth Davenport Livingston (1805-1886); father of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; uncle of Jacob Livingston Sutherland; great-grandfather of Guy Vernor Henry; second cousin of Enos Thompson Throop (1784-1874), George Bliss Throop and Israel Thompson Hatch; second cousin once removed of Israel Dodd Condit; second cousin thrice removed of Mary Mather Hooker; third cousin twice removed of Jacob Clark Pike; third cousin thrice removed of Sumner Tucker Pike, Doris Pike, Moses Bernard Pike and Frank Avery Pike; fourth cousin once removed of Alvah Nash.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, Sophie — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.
  Thompson, Stan — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 2002, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Standish Fletcher (b. 1925) — also known as Fletcher Thompson — of East Point, Fulton County, Ga. Born in College Park, Fulton County, Ga., February 5, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; insurance agent; lawyer; member of Georgia state senate, 1960; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1967-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of R. Standish Thompson and Mary (Spencer) Thompson; married, November 23, 1946, to Kathryn Cochran.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Stanley E. — of Red Lodge, Carbon County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Stephen — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Stephen — of Del Rio, Val Verde County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Steve M. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 2001-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Thompson, Steven — Republican. Candidate in primary for Montana state house of representatives 7th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Thompson, Steven M. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thompson, Stewart See J. Stewart Thompson
  Thompson, Susan — of Colman, Moody County, S.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Susan K. — of Urbandale, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Susannah — of Erwin, Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; candidate for New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1921. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Sylvester — of Petersburg, Pike County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, T. A. See Theo Ashton Thompson
  Thompson, T. F. — of Ennis, Ellis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, T. F. — also known as Tom Thompson — of Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Candidate for Florida state senate 20th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Thompson, T. Howard — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1913-14, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, T. Leigh — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, T. M. — of Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, Pa. Burgess of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thompson, T. T. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Theo Ashton (1916-1965) — also known as T. A. Thompson — of Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, La. Born in Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, La., March 31, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1953-65; died in office 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956, 1960. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Killed in an automobile accident on I-85 near Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C., July 1, 1965 (age 49 years, 92 days). Interment at Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery, Ville Platte, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Theodore — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1920, 1921, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Theodore — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas — of Independence, Trempealeau County, Wis. Wisconsin railroad commissioner, 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Postmaster at Pueblo, Colo., 1893-98. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas, Jr. — Populist candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of New Bedford, Mass., 1906; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 16th District, 1912, 1914; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas — of Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas A. — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas Clarkson — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1909-15. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas F. — of Warren County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Warren County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas H. — of Oxford, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Oxford, Pa., 1861-77. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas H. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas L. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Schenectady, N.Y., 1841-43. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas Larkin (1838-1898) — also known as Thomas L. Thompson — of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now W.Va.), May 31, 1838. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1892; secretary of state of California, 1883-87; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1887-89; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1893-97. Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., February 1, 1898 (age 59 years, 246 days). Interment at Rural Cemetery, Santa Rosa, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Augustine Thompson (1805-1876).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thompson, Thomas McKean — of Pennsylvania. Secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1801-08. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas O. — of New London, New London County, Conn. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas P., Jr. — of Bradford, McKean County, Pa. Mayor of Bradford, Pa., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas Percivale (b. 1887) — also known as Thomas P. Thompson — Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., June 13, 1887. Traveling salesman; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Foochow, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas R. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas W. — of Salisbury, Merrimack County, N.H. New Hampshire state treasurer, 1809-10. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas W. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas W., Jr. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Thomas Weston (1766-1821) — also known as Thomas W. Thompson — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, 1766. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 5th District, 1805-07; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1814-17. Died in 1821 (age about 55 years). Interment at Old North Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Timothy — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, Tom — of Howard, Elk County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Tom See T. F. Thompson
  Thompson, Tom — of Mission, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Thompson, Tommy George (b. 1941) — also known as Tommy G. Thompson — of Elroy, Juneau County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Elroy, Juneau County, Wis., November 19, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1967-86; Governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2001-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004, 2008; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2008; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 2012. Catholic. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thompson, Tommy W. — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 2000-02. Still living as of 2002.
  Thompson, Torger G. — of Dane County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Dane County 2nd District; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Travis O. — of Wailea, Island of Maui, Maui County, Hawaii. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2004, 2008; member of Republican National Committee from Hawaii, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thompson, Tyler (1907-2002) — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y.; Maine. Born in Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y., September 21, 1907. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Cherbourg, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Oran, 1944; Marseille, 1944; Paris, 1944; U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, 1960; Finland, 1964-69. Died in Maine, 2002 (age about 94 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


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