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Benjamin Harvey Thompson



Session Office Position District Party
1933-1934 39 Republican
1935-1936 39 Republican
 Counties   Westmoreland


1873 - 1963

Benjamin H. Thompson was the son of “boatman” George and Anne Thompson of Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, born on September 24, 1873. He was educated at public and private schools; graduated from Princeton in 1897, and was admitted to the Allegheny County Bar in 1901, and the Westmoreland Bar in 1913; private practice; first assistant district attorney of Westmoreland County, 1926-1929; elected to the Senate of Pennsylvania for one term, 1933-1936; president of the Westmoreland Bar Association, 1944; died in June 1963.