Joseph Bryan Thompson

Joseph Bryan Thompson

Birth
Grayson County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Sep 1919 (aged 48)
Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 11890494 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born near Sherman, Texas, he graduated from Savoy College in 1890, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1892 and commenced to practice law in Indian Territory Purcell, Oklahoma. Moving to Indian Territory Ardmore, Oklahoma, he was appointed commissioner for the United States Court, serving (1893-97). He was a member of the Democratic Territorial committee (1896-1904), chairman of the Democratic Oklahoma State committee (1906, 1908) and served in the Oklahoma State Senate, (1910-14). In 1913, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until his death from heart failure at age 48.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11890494
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Bryan Thompson (29 Apr 1871–18 Sep 1919), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11890494, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .