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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, Mrs. V. C. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Postmaster at Louisville, Ky., 1887-89. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Valentine See E. Valentine Thompson
  Thompson, Van E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Velma I. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thompson, Virgil George — of Colliers, Brooke County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Thompson, W. A. — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lincoln County, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. A. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. A. P. — of Coatesville, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. B. — of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. C. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. C. — of Golconda, Pope County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. D. — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Texas City, Tex., 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. H. See William Henry Thompson
  Thompson, W. H. — Republican. Member, Arrangements Committee, Republican National Convention, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. H. — of Lamar, Barton County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Barton County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. I. — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Mayor of Henderson, Ky., 1897-1901, 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. I. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. J. — of Thomas, Tucker County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. L. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Mrs. W. L. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. Leland — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. Paul — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Sandy, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Thompson, W. R. — of West Virginia. Candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. R. — of Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1956, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Thompson, W. S. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. S. — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Somers; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. T. — of Edinburg, Johnson County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. T. — of Central City, Merrick County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1899, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, W. T. See William T. Thompson, Jr.
  Thompson, Waddy, Jr. (1798-1868) — of South Carolina. Born in Pickens, Pickens County, S.C., January 8, 1798. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1826; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 9th District, 1835-41; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1842-44. Died November 23, 1868 (age 70 years, 320 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, Wade — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Walter — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Walter See J. Walter Thompson
  Thompson, Walter B. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Walter J. — of Washington. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Walter M. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Gadsden, Ala., 1939-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Warner F. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Niagara County Republican Party, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Warren G. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hunterdon County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Wayne — of Columbia County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Columbia County, 1950, 1952, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, Welton See D. Welton Thompson
  Thompson, Whitaker See Joseph Whitaker Thompson
  Thompson, Wiley (1781-1835) — of Elberton, Elbert County, Ga. Born in Amelia County, Va., September 23, 1781. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1817; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1821-33 (at-large 1821-25, 3rd District 1825-29, at-large 1829-33). Killed by the Seminole Indians at Fort King, Marion County, Fla., December 28, 1835 (age 54 years, 96 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, Willard C. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1787-88; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1796-1800; member of New York council of appointment, 1798. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William — of Seneca County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1815-19, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William (1813-1897) — of Iowa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1813. Democrat. Member of Iowa territorial legislature, 1843; U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1847-50. Died in 1897 (age about 84 years). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, William See J. William Thompson
  Thompson, William — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Thompson, William A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1823, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William B. — Member of Missouri state senate 34th District, 1875-78. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1907-08, 1911-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William Boyce (1869-1930) — also known as William B. Thompson — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Virginia City, Madison County, Mont., May 13, 1869. Republican. Mining magnate; banker; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; director, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Died, from pneumonia, June 27, 1930 (age 61 years, 45 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Thompson and Anna M. (Boyce) Thompson; married, February 6, 1895, to Gertrude Hickman; father of Margaret Thompson (1902-1956; who married Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897-1961)).
  Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, William C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William C. — of Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William C. — Socialist. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate, 1965-68 (11th District 1965, 19th District 1966, 18th District 1967-68). Still living as of 1968.
  Thompson, William C. — of California. Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thompson, William C., Jr. — also known as Bill Thompson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Thompson, William E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William E. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William F. — of Crimea, Dinwiddie County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William F. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William G. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1880-83. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William G. — of Winona County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William G. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William George (1830-1911) — also known as William G. Thompson — of Marion, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1830. Republican. U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1879-83; member of Iowa state legislature, 1880. Died in 1911 (age about 81 years). Interment at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion, Iowa.
  Relatives: Brother of John McCandless Thompson (1829-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thompson, William H. — of Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William H. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William H. — of Richland County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Richland County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William H. — of Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William Hale (1869-1944) — also known as "Big Bill" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 14, 1869. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1915-23, 1927-31; defeated (Republican), 1931; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; Union Progressive candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1936. Died March 14, 1944 (age 74 years, 305 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Books about Bill Thompson: Douglas Bukowski, Big Bill Thompson, Chicago, and the Politics of Image
  Thompson, William Henry (1853-1937) — also known as William H. Thompson; W. H. Thompson — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Born in Perrysville, Carroll County, Ohio, December 14, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1892, 1904, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1932; mayor of Grand Island, Neb., 1895-98; member of Democratic National Committee from Nebraska, 1896-1900, 1920-24; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1902; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1924-31; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1933-34. Died in Grand Island, Hall County, Neb., June 6, 1937 (age 83 years, 174 days). Interment at Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Neb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, William Homer, Jr. — also known as William H. Thompson, Jr. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William Howard (1871-1928) — also known as William H. Thompson — of Garden City, Finney County, Kan. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., October 14, 1871. Democrat. District judge in Kansas, 1906-13; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1913-19; defeated, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 2nd District, 1922. Died, from heart disease, in Washington, D.C., February 9, 1928 (age 56 years, 118 days). Original interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1928 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Andrew Jackson Felt (1833-1912).
  Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thompson, William J. — of Camden County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1893-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William J. — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William K. — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Portsmouth, Ohio, 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
William L. Thompson Thompson, William L. (b. 1890) — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Born in Three Churches, Hampshire County, W.Va., July 10, 1890. Democrat. School teacher and principal; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hampshire County; elected unopposed 1950; elected 1952. Methodist. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Lions; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Thompson and Catherine (Ewers) Thompson; married, May 9, 1912, to Hallie Swisher.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Thompson, William M. — of Sussex County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Sussex County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William N. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 46th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Thompson, William O. — of Summit Hill, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Summit Hill, Pa., 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William P. — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Mayor of Belfast, Maine, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William P. — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William R. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1836-37; village president of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1843-44. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William Richard — of Mississippi. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Thompson, William S. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William S. — of Georgetown, Georgetown County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William T. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia state treasurer, 1885-93. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William T. — of Nebraska. Nebraska state attorney general, 1907-10; resigned 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William T., Jr. (b. 1888) — also known as W. T. Thompson — of Cozad, Dawson County, Neb. Born in Gibson Station, Wagoner County, Okla., June 7, 1888. Democrat. School teacher; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1928, 1940, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for Nebraska state treasurer, 1948. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William T. Thompson, Sr. and Mary (Couch) Thompson; married 1914 to Agnes Faught (died 1923); married 1925 to Irene Brown (died 1928).
  Thompson, William T. — of New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from New Ipswich; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from New Ipswich, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William V. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William W. — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Rockville, Md., 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William W. — of Peoria County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Peoria County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William W. — of Hart County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Thompson, William W. (born c.1865) — of Warehouse Point, East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., about 1865. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.


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