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Robert J Thompson


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1995 19 Republican
1997 19 Republican
1999 19 Republican
2001 19 Republican
2003 19 Republican
2005 19 Republican
 Counties   Chester

Biography

1937 - 2006

Robert J. Thompson, born November 30, 1937, in West Chester, son of Winifred Thompson and the late Joseph H. Thompson; Tredyffrin-Easttown, 1955; Penn State Univ. (B.A.), journalism, 1959; frmr. Chester Co. Comm.; fndr./exec. dir., Chester Co. C of C; mem., Immaculata Coll. Pres. Cncl.; bd.mem., Chester Co. Hosp., Chester Co. Hist. Soc., United Way of Chester Co. Adv. Bd., Comm. Servs. Cncl., Chester Co. Planned Parenthood Adv. Bd.; gov. bd., Eastern Reg. Cncl., Natl. Cncl. of State Govts.; elder, First Presb. Ch. of West Chester; awds.: C of C of Grtr. WC Outst. Citizen of the Yr., Chester Co. C of C Citizen of the Yr., Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor; elected to Pa. Senate in a special election 1995; mem., Pa Firefighters’ & Emerg. Serv., Pa. Leg. Sportsmen’s Caucuses; chair, Biotechnology/Life Sciences Caucus; mem., Green Ribbon Comm.; married Nancy; 3 children (1 dec.); 3 grandchildren. Died in office January 28, 2006.