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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Gov. Hugh Smith Thompson

Male 1836 - 1904  (68 years)


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  • Name Hugh Smith Thompson 
    Title Gov. 
    Born 24 Jan 1836  Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Graduation 1856  The Citadel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Political 1876 - 1882 
    South Carolina Superintendent of Education 
    Public Service
    Public Service
    Political 1882 - 1886 
    81st Governor of South Carolina 
    Political 1886 
    Assistant Secretary of Treasury under President Grover Cleveland 
    Political 1889 
    Commissioner of the U.S. Civil Service Commission 
    Occupation 1892 
    Comptroller of the New York Life Insurance Company 
    Died 20 Nov 1904  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Columbia, Richmond, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10551  Dickinson
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2013 

    Family Elizabeth Anderson Clarkson,   b. Jan 1840, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1909, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1858  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Tazewell Thompson,   b. 6 Jul 1859, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1932, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     2. John Means Thompson,   b. 14 Jun 1864, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1934, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     3. Waddy Thompson,   b. 13 Aug 1867, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1939, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Elise Clarkson Thompson,   b. 23 Apr 1869, Columbia, Richmond, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1942, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Hugh Thompson,   b. Jan 1872, Columbia, Richmond, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +6. Caroline Beaumont Thompson,   b. 10 Jun 1874, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1969, Nassau County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F2897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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