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Chester Charles Thompson
Birth: Sep. 18, 1893
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1971
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman. During World War I, he served as a Corporal in Headquarters Company of the 25th Coast Artillery. From 1922 to 1926, he was treasurer of Rock Island County, Illinois. He was mayor of Rock Island, 1927 to 1933 and member of the Democratic State central committee, 1930 to 1932. In 1933, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses, serving until 1939. Not a candidate for reelection, he was appointed chairman of the board of the Inland Waterways Corporation and president of the American Waterways Operators, serving until his retirement in 1957. From 1961, until his death, he was the chairman of the Jury Commission and Board of Supervisors, for Rock Island County. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Margaret M Flynn Thompson (1893 - 1962)*
  Esther A Thompson (1917 - 1973)*
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Chippiannock Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 15, 2007
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