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Pennsylvania State Senate




Session Year Position District Party
1941 N/A Republican
1949 N/A Republican
1951 N/A Republican
1953 N/A Republican
1955 N/A Republican
1957 N/A Republican
1959 N/A Republican
1961 N/A Republican
1963 N/A Republican
1965 N/A Republican
 Counties   Allegheny


08/19/1899 - 06/19/1986

THOMPSON, Ronald L., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, August 19, 1899 in Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pa.; attended, University of Pittsburgh Evening School; lieutenant colonel, 107th Field Artillery, 28th Division, American Expeditionary Forces (World War I) and 716th Training Group, Army Air Force Training Command, United States Army (World War II); sales representative, Penn General Supply Company, Pittsburgh; township supervisor, Mt. Lebanon (1932-1940); member, Allegheny County Republican Executive Committee; proprietor, Vernon Gold and Silver Refining Co.; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1941 term; reelected to the House to the 1949 term and served 8 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1961-1964); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1942, 1966); died, June 19, 1986 in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida; interred, Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.