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 Albert Clifton Thompson

Albert Clifton Thompson

Birth
Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Jan 1910 (aged 68)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 6853770 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Educated at Jefferson College, he studied law and during the Civil War, served as a Captain of Company K, 150th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. At the second Battle of Bull Run, in March 1863, he was discharged on account of wounds. He resumed the study of law, was admitted to the bar in 1864 and commenced to practice law in Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1865. He served as probate judge of Scioto County, Ohio, in 1869 and as common pleas judge of the seventh judicial district of Ohio, in 1881. In 1885, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, and Fifty-first Congresses, serving until 1891. After his term, he was appointed by President McKinley chairman of the commission to revise and codify the criminal and penal laws of the United States, in 1897 and as appointed United States judge for the Southern District of Ohio, in 1898 and served until his death at age 68.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6853770
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Clifton Thompson (23 Jan 1842–26 Jan 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6853770, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .