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Thomas L. Thompson


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Democratic Secretary of State 87170 Win
11-06-1888 Democratic CD-01 19019 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Larkin Thompson
Born May 31, 1838 in Charleston, Virginia [now West Virginia]
Died February 1, 1898 in Santa Rosa, CA

1880: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1892: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1893-1897: U.S. Minister to Brazil

  • Thompson was the son of Robert A. Thompson, a member of the Virginia State Senate (1839-1846), a Member of Congress [Virginia] (1847-1849), and a Reporter for the California Supreme Court (1870).

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []