Richard Thompson (West Virginia politician)


Richard Thompson (West Virginia politician)

Infobox_State_Representative
name=Richard Thompson


width=
state_delegate=West Virginia
state=West Virginia
district=17th
term_start=2000
term_end=
preceded=
succeeded= Incumbent
party=Democratic
date of birth= Birth date and age|1952|10|2|
place of birth=Louisa, Kentucky
date of death=
place of death=
alma_mater=Marshall University, West Virginia University College of Law
profession=attorney
spouse=Beth ChambersChildren- Catherine Marie Kelly Wright
residence=Lavalette, West Virginia
religion=

Richard Thompson is a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 17th District since 2000. He is currently Speaker of the House, elected in January 2007. He earlier served as a Delegate from 1980 through 1982.

Thompson holds degrees from Marshall University and West Virginia University College of Law.

External links

* [http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/Members/delmemview1.cfm?input=Speaker%20Thompson West Virginia Legislature - Delegate Richard Thompson] , [http://www.legis.state.wv.us/House/Speaker/bio.cfm Speaker biography] "official government websites"
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=52235 Project Vote Smart - Representative Richard Thompson (WV)] profile
*"Follow the Money" - Richard Thompson
** [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99906 2008] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82202 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=66418 2004] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=6005 2002] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=57506 2000] campaign contributions


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