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Fred Thompson's Biography


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Full Name:

Fred Dalton Thompson




Wife: Jeri Kehn; 5 Children: Tony, Betsy (deceased), Daniel, Hayden, Samual

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Sheffield, AL

Home City:

Lawrenceburg, TN


Church of Christ

JD, Vanderbilt University, 1967

BS, Philosophy/Political Science, Memphis State University, 1964

Campaign Manager, Howard Baker

Experience, Staff Attorney to Senator Howard Baker

Candidate, United States President, 2008

Senator, United States Senate, 1994-2002

Elected to Senate in a Special Election, November 8, 1994

Appellate Court Nominating Committee, TN, 1985-1987

Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, 1982

Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1980-1981

Special Counsel to Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander, 1980

Chief Republican Counsel (Minority Counsel), Chief Republican Counsel (Minority Counsel),US Senate Watergate Committee, 1973-1974

Assistant US Attorney, Middle Tennessee, 1969-1972

Senate Watergate Committee, Minority Counsel

US Senate Foreign Relations and Intelligence Committees, Special Counsel

Experience, Actor

Experience, Author 'At That Point in Time'

Experience, Factory Worker

Experience, Shoe Salesman

Experience, Truck Driver

Practicing Attorney, 1967-1994

No organizational membership information on file.

Date of Wedding Anniversary:

June 29, 2002

Father's Name:

Fletcher Thompson

Father's Occupation:

Car Salesman

First Job:

Bicycle Plant

Mother's Name:

Ruth Thompson

Number of Grandchildren:



At That Point in Time: The Inside Story of the Senate Watergate Committee