Creator

Date Original

1902

Description

This collection contains the campaign card of J.W. Thompson for the March 29, 1902 primary election.

Biographical/Historical Note

James W. Thompson was born October 7, 1864 in Indiana. In 1884, Thompson moved to Washington County, Arkansas. He was elected representative from Washington County in 1903 and after serving one term was elected a state senator. Much of his education was informal and self-taught, but by the time he became a state representative he was beginning to study law. Near to the end of his first term in the senate, Thompson died suddenly on April 4, 1907 of measles.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.033.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

J.W. Thompson campaign card, SMC.033.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

J.W. Thompson campaign card, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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