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THOMPSON-GARCIA (Soundex T512) — See also GARCIA, THOMPSON.

  Thompson-Garcia, Katherine — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996, 2000 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2000.


THOMPSON-WARREN (Soundex T512)

  Thompson-Warren, Emma — Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 120th District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


THOMS (Soundex T520) — See also HOMSHER, HOMSTADT, HOMSTEAD, MOTHS, SHOMSHOR, SMOOTH, THOM, THOMAS, THOMBS, THOMES, THOMSEN, THOMSON, THOMSSEN, TOMS.

  Thoms, John — of New Providence, Union County, N.J. Mayor of New Providence, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Thoms, John D. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury; elected 1930, 1932, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thoms, Robert — of Washington. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thoms, William E. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1906-09; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury; elected 1910, 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.


THOMSEN (Soundex T525) — See also DOMSER, ESHMONT, HOMSHER, HOMSTADT, HOMSTEAD, MOMSEN, SHOMSHOR, THOM, THOMEN, THOMS, THOMSON, THOMSSEN, TOMSEN, TOMSETH.

  THOMSEN: See also Andrew Frank Schoeppel
  Thomsen, Arthur C. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1929-. Burial location unknown.
  Thomsen, August J. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Richmond County 2nd District, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Thomsen, I. J. See Ingebert J. Thomsen
  Thomsen, Ingebert J. (b. 1873) — also known as I. J. Thomsen — of Minden, Kearney County, Neb. Born in North Albid, Denmark, August 4, 1873. Republican. Farmer; inventor of Nu-Matic horse collar; Kearney County Clerk, 1916-23; postmaster; real estate dealer; abstractor; chair of Kearney County Republican Party, 1940. Presbyterian. Danish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter H. Thomsen and Marie (Johansen) Thomsen; married, November 18, 1903, to Hedvig E. Holstein.
  Thomsen, John — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Thomsen, Mark L. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Vice-Consul for Denmark in Cleveland, Ohio, 1904-07. Burial location unknown.
  Thomsen, Roszel Cathcart (1900-1992) — Born in Baltimore, Md., August 17, 1900. U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1954-71; took senior status 1971. Died March 11, 1992 (age 91 years, 207 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


THOMSON (Soundex T525) — See also ABROMSON, HOMSHER, HOMSTADT, HOMSTEAD, MALCOMSON, SHOMSHOR, THOM, THOMASON, THOMOSON, THOMPSON, THOMS, THOMSEN, THOMSSEN, TOMSON, TOMSOVIC.

  THOMSON: See also Wallace Thomson Albertson — Leslie Thompson Bennett — Patrick Thomson Caffery — Charles Burnham Cochran — Henry Croll, Jr. — John Alden Dix — Horace Elgin Dodge, Jr. — Henry T. Dunn — John Holbrook Estill — John Hendricks — Thomas Andrews Hendricks — Thaddeus Thomson Hutcheson — Charles Thomson Jones — Jerry Thomson Logie — George Mason — Thomson Mason — Stevens Thomson Mason — John Thomson Mason — Thomson Francis Mason — Armistead Thomson Mason — John Thomson Mason — Stevens Thomson Mason — John Thomson Mason, Jr. — Thomson C. McGowan — James Rodes Saltonstall — Thomson Joseph Skinner — Enoch H. Vance — Thomson Ward — Louis Trezevant Wigfall
  Thomson, Albert R. — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Alexander (1788-1848) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1788. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1824-26. Died in 1848 (age about 60 years). Interment at Falling Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Chambersburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, Alexander — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Hidalgo, 1832; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Viesca, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Alexander J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Alfred R. (b. 1889) — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Linden, Montgomery County, Md., January 16, 1889. Assistant observer and clerk, U.S. Weather Bureau, 1907-11; U.S. Vice Consul in Salonika, as of 1916; U.S. Consul in Irkutsk, as of 1919; Zagreb, as of 1922; Bradford, as of 1926-29; Manchester, as of 1932; U.S. Consul General in Dresden, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Carlyle C. — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Elected Connecticut state house of representatives from West Hartford 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Charles H. — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Corning, N.Y., 1861-72. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Charles Marsh (1877-1943) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 13, 1877. U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1913-15; state court judge in Illinois, 1915. Died in 1943 (age about 66 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomson, David — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1778, 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, David — of Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa. Postmaster at Nanticoke, Pa., 1828-38. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, David — Democrat. Presidential Elector for New Mexico, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Thomson, David L. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, E. A. — of Brooks Vale, Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Postmaster at Brooks Vale, Conn., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, E. Keith See Edwin Keith Thomson
  Thomson, Edwin Keith (1919-1960) — also known as E. Keith Thomson — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Newcastle, Weston County, Wyo., February 8, 1919. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1952; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1952-54; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1955-60; died in office 1960; elected U.S. Senator from Wyoming 1960, but died before taking office. Died in Cody, Park County, Wyo., December 9, 1960 (age 41 years, 305 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomson, F. L. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1928, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Frederick W. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1919; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, H. G. — of Cameron, Clinton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thomson, H. M. — of Coleman, Coleman County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Thomson, Helen — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomson, Henry G. — of Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wilton, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, J. M. — of Houston, Chickasaw County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, J. Stuart See James Stuart Thomson
  Thomson, J. Wersler — of Phoenixville, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Phoenixville, Pa., 1902-15. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, James — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Mankato, Minn., 1865-69. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, James — U.S. Vice Consul in Demerara, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, James — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Thomson, James D. — of Delaware. Socialist. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, James Francis (1891-1973) — also known as James F. Thomson — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Jackson County, Mich., November 19, 1891. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 2nd District, 1929-30; defeated in primary, 1924, 1932; Michigan Republican state chair, 1936-39; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1939-41, 1950; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940; Jackson County Treasurer, 1943-62; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Jackson County 2nd District, 1961-62. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Lions; Grange; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Tompkins Township, Jackson County, Mich., April 21, 1973 (age 81 years, 153 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Thomson and Mary (Dack) Thomson; married to Florence Elvira Sanford.
  Thomson, James McIhany (1924-2001) — also known as James Thomson; "Landslide Jim" — of Alexandria, Va. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., August 9, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1956-78; defeated, 1977. Died, following a heart attack, in Berryville, Clarke County, Va., July 22, 2001 (age 76 years, 347 days). Interment at Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Jones Thomson (1884-1938); brother of Gretchen Bigelow Thomson (1917-1989; who married Harry Flood Byrd, Jr. (1914-2013)); married to Sarah Jennings (divorced); nephew of James McIlhany Thomson.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Clark-Thomson family of Iowa and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
James M. Thomson Thomson, James McIlhany (1878-1959) — also known as James M. Thomson — of Norfolk, Va.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Gaylord, Clarke County, Va. Born in Summit Point, Jefferson County, W.Va., February 13, 1878. Editor of the Norfolk Dispatch, 1900-06; publisher, New Orleans Item, 1906-41; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1920, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1944; Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Episcopalian. Suffered a heart attack, and died, in Gaylord, Clarke County, Va., September 25, 1959 (age 81 years, 224 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Pembroke Thomson (1847-1920) and Elizabeth (McIlhany) Thomson (born 1854); married, June 30, 1915, to Genevieve Champ Clark (daughter of James Beauchamp Clark (1850-1921)); uncle of Gretchen Bigelow Thomson (1917-1989; who married Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.) and James McIhany Thomson.
  Political family: Clark-Thomson family of Iowa and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Thomson, James Skinner (1866-1953) — also known as James S. Thomson — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Scotland, November 12, 1866. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1907-08; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1912. Scottish ancestry. Died in Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak., April 4, 1953 (age 86 years, 143 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Centerville, S.Dak.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, James Stuart (1868-1945) — also known as J. Stuart Thomson — of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La. Born in Bayfield, Ontario, March 4, 1868. Republican. Postmaster at Lake Charles, La., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1916, 1920. Scottish ancestry. Died in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., May 19, 1945 (age 77 years, 76 days). Interment at Orange Grove Cemetery, Lake Charles, La.
  Relatives: Son of James Thomson (1837-1923) and Isobel Jane (McLeod) Thomson (1837-1931); married, November 6, 1895, to Marie Euphemie Gallaugher (1877-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, John (1780-1852) — of New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio. Born in Ireland, November 20, 1780. Democrat. Member of Ohio state senate, 1814-15, 1818-20; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1816; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1825-27, 1829-37 (6th District 1825-27, 12th District 1829-33, 17th District 1833-37). Died in 1852 (age about 71 years). Interment at New Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomson, John — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, John — of Midland County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Midland County, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, John N. — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, John Polk (1854-1942) — also known as John P. Thomson — of Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind. Born in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., September 5, 1854. Republican. Road and bridge contractor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900 (alternate), 1928. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., April 13, 1942 (age 87 years, 220 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Orville Thomson (1823-1910) and Nancy (Hazelrigg) Thomson (1825-1899); married, October 30, 1881, to Emma B. Walker (1860-1895).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, John Renshaw (1800-1862) — also known as John R. Thomson — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Pennsylvania, 1800. Democrat. U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1853-62; died in office 1862. Died in 1862 (age about 62 years). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Father of Amelia Thomson (who married John Meredith Read (1797-1874)).
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomson, John S. — of Michigan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, John W. (1874-1946) — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Freeland, Saginaw County, Mich., May 29, 1874. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1937-42, 1945-46 (Midland District 1937-42, Midland County 1945-46); defeated in primary, 1942; died in office 1946. Died September 16, 1946 (age 72 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Keith See Edwin Keith Thomson
  Thomson, Leonard K. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Mayor of Miami, Fla., 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Leonard Samuel (b. 1911) — also known as Leonard S. Thomson — of Taft, Kern County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., October 6, 1911. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; oil company engineer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Charles Thomson and Ernestina (Fisher) Thomson; married, June 17, 1939, to Helen Isabel Grady.
  Thomson, Mack — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 36th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Thomson, Manley — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Mayor of Liberty, Mo., 1965-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Thomson, Manlius Valerius (1802-1850) — of Kentucky. Born in Scott County, Ky., August 13, 1802. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1840-44; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Died in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., July 22, 1850 (age 47 years, 343 days). Interment at Georgetown College Campus, Georgetown, Ky.
  Thomson, Mark (1739-1803) — of Sussex County, N.J. Born in Norriton Township, Montgomery County, Pa., 1739. Miller; justice of the peace; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1779; member of New Jersey State Council from Sussex County, 1786-88; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1795-99. Died in Marksboro, Sussex County (now Warren County), N.J., December 14, 1803 (age about 64 years). Interment at Marksboro Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Blairstown, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, Meldrim, Jr. (1912-2001) — of Orford, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa., March 8, 1912. Lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1964; Governor of New Hampshire, 1973-79; defeated, 1968 (Republican primary), 1970 (Republican primary), 1970 (American Independent), 1978 (Republican). Died, from Parkinson's disease and heart problems, in Orford, Grafton County, N.H., April 19, 2001 (age 89 years, 42 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Thomson, Mike — Republican. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 1st District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Thomson, Oscar E. (b. 1862) — of Chester County, Pa. Born in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pa., November 4, 1862. Republican. Civil engineer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1905-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton W. Thompson (1834-1893) and Emeline (Wersler) Thompson.
  Thomson, Paul R., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, 1975-79. Still living as of 1979.
  Thomson, Renfrew A. — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Exeter; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Exeter, 1948; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1951-53, 1957-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Richard L. (1903-1969) — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 20, 1903. Republican. Insurance business; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1947-54; defeated, 1954, 1956; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 15th District, 1961. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; American Legion; Freemasons. Died in 1969 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert R. Thomson and Ethel (Farrell) Thomson.
  Thomson, Robert, Jr. — of Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thomson, Robert B. — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 47th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thomson, Robert C. — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1816-19. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Robert D. — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at North Platte, Neb., 1901-11. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Seward See W. H. Seward Thomson
  Thomson, Simon — of Merrimack, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Thomson, Stuart See James Stuart Thomson
  Thomson, Susan — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thomson, T. F. — of Hutton Valley, Howell County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Howell County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, T. J. — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomson, Thad A. See Thaddeus Austin Thomson
  Thomson, Thaddeus Austin (1853-1927) — also known as Thaddeus A. Thomson; Thad A. Thomson — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Burleson County, Tex., January 17, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; planter; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1913-16. Methodist. Member, Navy League. Died January 21, 1927 (age 74 years, 4 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Coke Thomson and Mary Jane Thomson; married, June 14, 1883, to Annie Eloise Anderson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomson, Thomas — of Lambertville, Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Lambertville, N.J., 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Thomas (1813-1881) — of Abbeville, Abbeville District (now Abbeville County), S.C. Born in Tarbolton, South Ayrshire, Scotland, June 5, 1813. Lawyer; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Abbeville, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Died in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., May 6, 1881 (age 67 years, 335 days). Interment at Upper Long Cane Cemetery, Abbeville, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomson, Thomas L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, Thyra — also known as Thyra Godfrey — of Wyoming. Born in Fremont County, Colo. Republican. Secretary of state of Wyoming, 1963-87. Still living as of 2005.
  Thomson, Trevor J. — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
Vernon W. Thomson Thomson, Vernon Wallace (1905-1988) — also known as Vernon W. Thomson — of Richland Center, Richland County, Wis. Born in Richland Center, Richland County, Wis., November 5, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Richland County, 1935-50; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1939-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1956; mayor of Richland Center, Wis., 1944-50; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1951-57; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1952, 1956; Governor of Wisconsin, 1957-59; defeated, 1958; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1961-74; defeated, 1974. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Chi Phi; Moose. Died in Washington, D.C., April 2, 1988 (age 82 years, 149 days). Interment at Richland Center Cemetery, Richland Center, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Alva A. Thomson and Ella M. (Wallace) Thomson; married, June 6, 1936, to Helen Davis.
  Cross-reference: John R. Petrus
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Thomson, W. H. Seward (1856-1932) — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Beaver County, Pa., December 16, 1856. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1914-28; took senior status 1928. Died November 29, 1932 (age 75 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William H. Seward
  See also federal judicial profile
  Thomson, Wallace See Wallace Thomson Albertson
  Thomson, Wersler See J. Wersler Thomson
  Thomson, William — of New York. U.S. Consul in Southampton, 1857-61, 1869-76, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thomson, William, Sr. — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thomson, William M. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1878, 1883. Burial location unknown.


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