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  Thomson, E. Keith
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1957-01-02  
 
NameE. Keith Thomson
Address
Cheyenne, Wyoming , United States
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Born February 08, 1919
DiedDecember 09, 1960 (41 years)
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InfoTHOMSON, EDWIN KEITH - born in New Castle, Weston County, Wyo., February 8, 1919; attended the public schools in Beulah, Wyo., and Spearfish, S.Dak.; was graduated from the University of Wyoming Law School in 1941; called to active duty on March 24, 1941; commanded Second Battalion, Three Hundred and Sixty-second Infantry Regiment, Ninety-first Division in Italy; released from active duty as a lieutenant colonel on January 24, 1946; was admitted to the bar in 1941 and commenced the practice of law in Cheyenne, Wyo., in February 1946; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1952; member of the State house of representatives 1952-1954

US Representative (R-WY) 1955-12/9/1960. Thomson was the only Republican to win statewide in Wyoming in 1958. He did not seek renomination to the Eighty-seventh Congress but was elected to the United States Senate on November 8, 1960, for the term commencing January 3, 1961; died of a heart attack in Cody, Wyo., December 9, 1960; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.

[Link] ; New York Times, 12/10/1960

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Wife Thyra Thomson 00, 0000-Dec 09, 1960
Son K. C. Thomson 0000-

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  11/08/1960 WY US Senate Won 56.37% (+12.74%)
  08/16/1960 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 69.08% (+39.82%)
  11/04/1958 WY At Large Won 53.58% (+7.16%)
  11/06/1956 WY At Large Won 58.19% (+16.38%)
  11/02/1954 WY At Large Won 56.18% (+12.37%)
  08/17/1954 WY At-Large - R Primary Won 35.50% (+4.72%)
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