Ronald L. Thompson

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Ronald L. "Ron" Thompson (August 19, 1899 – June 19, 1986) was an American politician from Pennsylvania.[1]


Ronald L. Thompson was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania on August 19, 1899. He served in the United States Army during World War I and in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. While living in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Thompson–a Republican–served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1941 to 1942 and again from 1949 to 1966.[2][1][3]

Personal life

Thompson married Elsie Calvert (April 5, 1899 – March 21, 2013) in 1921, and they remained married until his death 65 years later. Elsie Thompson would later become well known in her own right, as the second-oldest living American for three months (at the age of 113) in early 2013.[4] He died on June 19, 1986, in Clearwater, Florida, aged 86.


  1. ^ a b Kestenbaum, Lawrence. "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Thompson, O to R". Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "House Members "T"". Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Center, Legislativate Data Processing. "RONALD L. THOMPSON". The official website for the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  4. ^ 'Elsie Thompson country's oldest person dies in Clearwater,' Tampa Bay Times (Florida), Brittany Alana Davis, March 31, 2013

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