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John Thompson

John Thompson

American politician from Tennessee
John Thompson
The basics

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Intro American politician from Tennessee
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1852
Death 1 January 1919 (aged 67 years)
John Thompson
The details (from wikipedia)


John Thompson may refer to:


  • Sir J. Eric S. Thompson (John Eric Sidney Thompson, 1898–1975), English archeologist and Mayan scholar
  • John G. Thompson (born 1932), mathematician
  • John Thompson (sociologist), professor at Cambridge
  • John Thompson (business professor), Roger M Bale professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Huddersfield
  • J. A. Thompson (1913–2002), Australian biblical scholar
  • John Vaughan Thompson (1779–1847), British biologist

Business figures

  • John Thompson (banker) (1802–1891), American banker
  • Snowshoe Thompson (John Albert Thompson, 1827–1876), mail carrier across the Sierras
  • John Thompson (TD banker) (born 1942), IBMer and non-executive Chairman of the Board of Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • John W. Thompson (born 1949), Chairman of the Board of Microsoft
  • John Philp Thompson, Sr. (1925–2003), American businessman with 7-Eleven
  • John D. Thompson (1917–1992), nurse and professor at the Yale School of Public Health

Political figures

United States

  • John Thompson (Louisiana) (died 1810), registrar of lands and judge
  • John Thompson (1749–1823), US Congressman from New York
  • John Thompson (1809–1890), US Congressman from New York
  • John Burton Thompson (1810–1874), Whig politician from Kentucky
  • John T. Thompson (1860–1940), inventor of the Thompson submachine gun
  • John Martin Thompson (1829–1907), lumberman and civic leader
  • John R. Thompson (1834–1894), founder of the Grange
  • John E. W. Thompson (1855–?), American diplomat
  • John F. Thompson (1920–1965), Massachusetts state Speaker of the House
  • John McCandless Thompson (1829–1903), US Congressman from Pennsylvania
  • John D. Thompson, Jr. (1928–1986), member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • John W. Thompson (mayor) (born 1949), mayor of Davenport, Iowa, see History of Davenport, Iowa


  • John Hall Thompson (1810–1893), Canadian court commissioner and political figure
  • Sir John Sparrow David Thompson (1845–1894), Prime Minister of Canada
  • J. Enoch Thompson (1846–1932), Canadian politician, diplomat, writer, and businessman
  • John W. Thompson (Manitoba politician) (1858–1914), politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • John Thompson (Manitoba politician) (1908–1986), Manitoba provincial cabinet minister
  • John Thompson (Alberta politician) (born 1924), Alberta provincial politician

United Kingdom

  • John Thompson (fl.1421), Member of Parliament (MP) for Carlisle
  • John Thompson, 1st Baron Haversham (c. 1647–1710), English politician
  • John William Howard Thompson (died 1959), British Member of Parliament for East Somerset, 1906–1910
  • John Thompson (UK politician) (1928–2011), British Labour MP for Wansbeck


  • John Malbon Thompson (1830–1908), Australian politician, MLA for Queensland

Sports figures

  • John Thompson, tennis coach and macarthur anglican school headmaster present-future
  • Jocko Thompson (John Samuel Thompson, 1917–1988), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • John "Cat" Thompson (1906–1990), basketball player
  • John Thompson (basketball) (born 1941), former basketball coach at Georgetown University
  • John Thompson III (born 1966), his son, current basketball coach at Georgetown
  • John Thompson (boxer) (born 1989), professional boxer
  • John Thompson (American football) (born 1955), former defensive coordinator for the Ole Miss football team
  • John Thompson (American football tight end) (born 1957), American football player
  • Ernie Thompson (footballer) (John Ernest Thompson, 1909–1985), Manchester United F.C. player in the 1930s
  • John Thompson (footballer, born 1981), Irish professional footballer
  • John Thompson (footballer, born 1932) (1932–2006), English football goalkeeper who played for Newcastle United and Lincoln City
  • Jon Thompson (beach volleyball) (born 1977), American beach volleyball player, see 2007 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit
  • Tug Thompson (John Parkinson Thompson, 1856–1938), Major League Baseball outfielder
  • John Thompson (rugby union) (c. 1886–c. 1978), rugby union player who represented Australia
  • John Garcia Thompson (born 1979), British beach volleyball player
  • John Thompson (cricketer, born 1870) (1870–1945), English cricketer
  • John Thompson (cricketer, born 1918) (1918–2010), English cricketer
  • John Thompson (Australian footballer, born 1903) (1903–1985), Australian rules footballer for North Melbourne
  • John Thompson (Australian footballer, born 1938) (1938–1999), Australian rules footballer for Richmond

Arts and entertainment

  • John Thompson (actor) (died 1634), member of the King's Men in the 1621–31 era
  • John Thompson (poet) (1938–1976), Canadian poet
  • John Thompson (Australian poet) (1907-1968), Australian poet and broadcaster
  • John Dall Thompson (1920–1971), American actor better known as John Dall
  • John Douglas Thompson (born 1964), actor
  • John Edward Thompson (1882–1945), American artist
  • John Sylvanus Thompson (1889–1963), American pianist, composer and educator
  • Johnny Thompson (born 1934), Las Vegas illusionist
  • John Cargill Thompson (1938–2000), Scottish dramatist
  • John Thompson (engraver) (1785–1866), English wood engraver


  • John Reuben Thompson (1823–1873), American poet, journalist, editor and publisher
  • John L. Thompson (1869–1930), Iowa journalist and businessman
  • John J. Thompson, editor of True Tunes News


  • John Thompson (Medal of Honor) (1842–?), American Civil War soldier and Medal of Honor recipient
  • John Marlow Thompson (1914–1994), British Second World War Ace and Battle of Britain pilot
  • John Thompson (RAF officer) (born 1947), former Royal Air Force officer
  • John F. Thompson, U.S. Air force general

Other people

  • John Thompson (convict), convict of the colony of New South Wales
  • John Thompson (priest) (died 1571), Canon of Windsor
  • John Thompson (inventor), inventor of the Lingo programming language
  • John G. Thompson, Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
  • John H. Thompson (born 1951), American statistician, Census Director
  • John Ashburton Thompson (1846–1915), British-Australian physician
  • John Bruce Thompson (born 1951), Florida lawyer
  • John Edd Thompson, chief meteorologist for WALA-TV in Mobile, Alabama
  • John Thompson (diplomat), former British Ambassador to Angola
  • John Thompson, exonerated death row inmate, party in United States Supreme Court case Connick v. Thompson


  • John Thompson (company), a company based in Wolverhampton
  • John Thompson Productions, a German pornographic film studio

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