Jacob Thompson
American politician
Jacob Thompson
Jacob Thompson was a lawyer and politician who served as United States Secretary of the Interior from 1857 to 1861.
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Bombers cop a beating - Bendigo Advertiser
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In the first half, Bendigo's goals were kicked by Taite Silverlock, Jacob Thompson, Josh Jenkins, Steven Stroobants and Henry Slattery. A highlight for the Tigers was Dahl marking at half-forward and dishing off to Rayson to goal on the run in the
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Ashley Ridge tops Cobras - Charleston Post Courier
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The Swamp Foxes used a balanced offensive attack as first-year quarterback Jacob Thompson ran for two scores and passed for another. Senior safety Frankie Heyward sparked the Swamp Foxes early with a couple of nice kick returns to give Ashley Ridge
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Jane Anne (Taylor) Morton, 59 - Muncie Star Press
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She is survived by her children, Chad A. Morton (wife-Rikki), Muncie; and Lee Anne Thompson (husband-Christopher), Raymore, MO; five grandchildren, Zachary and Triniti Morton, Damon McQueary, Brett and Jacob Thompson; her mother, Jo Ann Taylor, Muncie;
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Rays Roundup: Just keep on winning! - isportsweb.com
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Charlotte also has a solid rotation, led by sinkerballer Merrill Kelly and Jacob Thompson. Kelly has gone 8-5 with a 3.13 ERA, just a 4.9 K/9, and a 3.4 BB/9 in 21 starts, 2 relief appearances, and 118 IP. He has posted a good 0.4 HR/9
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Colleges charge big tuition because they can - Journal and Courier
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Jacob Thompson prepares a crepe for a customer at Urban Market in the Purdue Memorial Union. Thompson also works in Purdue's information technology department to help pay for school. (File photo/Journal & Courier) After many families carefully mapped
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Miners bury Eastern Greene on opening night - Greene County Daily World
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On the ensuing kickoff the ball squirted past two Eastern Greene returners and ended in the hands of Jacob Thompson at the Thunderbird 1. It took just one play for Abram Neff to finish it with a one yard stroll with 11 minutes and 35 seconds still to
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Tampa Bay Rays – Down on the Farm: Stone Crabs (A) stifled by Cardinals, 3-1 - Examiner.com
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Jacob Thompson, the Rays second round selection in the 2010 June Amateur Draft, left on the winning side of the ledger with a 1-0 lead. The right-hander, who just celebrated his 22ndbirthday on Monday, was nothing short of brilliant holding the Cards
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In Another Time > Wildwood politics connected to the national scene - Shore News Today
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But as the island grew so did politics, sparked by the founding brothers, Jacob Thompson Baker, Latimer Baker and Phillip Pontius Baker who respectively were chosen as mayors of the city and boroughs of Wildwood and Wildwood Crest
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EDFL: Around the Grounds - Hume Weekly
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Best: Barry Brooks, Daniel Graham, Angelo Lekkas, Steven Boyall, Shannon Bennett, Alex Loizou Greenvale goals: Scott Lucas 4, Jacob Thompson, Rowan Nayna, Joe Gazzo, Tallan Wright 3, Chris Burns , Travis Jorgensen, Renwick Watts, Andrew Bouzikas,
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Trappers avoid sweep in extra innings - The Herald Journal
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On one occasion, Ty Hall singled to right field for the Trappers and Anthony Peterson, who was on first base, was thrown out on a solid relay throw from Jacob Thompson to DJ Nelson. Logan struck first in game one when Thompson drove in Nelson with an
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Road warriors: Success away from home keeps G-Braves in contention - Gwinnettdailypost.com
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Yohan Flande transitioned from long relief to starter, and Steven Shell has made three spot starts, helping erase the memory of opening day starter Rodrigo Lopez, now with the Cubs, and the abruptly retired Jacob Thompson. Despite the poaching of a
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D-Cubs take '2 single' games to split series - Daytona Beach News-Journal
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The Cubs rode the momentum of that defensive stand in the bottom of the first to score twice after sending seven batters to the plate to pummel Charlotte right-hander Jacob Thompson. Thompson (2-4) pitched six innings and gave up 10 hits as his defense
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VIDEO: Charlie Thompson's Pen Project - Mankato Free Press
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Jacob Thompson entered the military not long after getting out of high school. And according to his father, he loved every minute of it. Serving his country, Charlie Thompson said, was his son's dream, and he did it with gusto
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Freedom Pen project lets Thompson honor soldiers, remember son - Mankato Free Press
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Jacob Thompson entered the military not long after getting out of high school. And according to his father, he loved every minute of it. Serving his country, Charlie Thompson said, was his son's dream, and he did it with gusto
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Fireworks vendors say less holiday traveling and a long Fourth of July weekend ... - Pioneer Press
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Jacob Thompson wheeled a cartful of fireworks to his minivan after shopping at Phantom Fireworks in Roberts, Wis. Like many others across the nation, the 30-year-old from Burnsville plans to light the dazzling Independence Day staples
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Gaston/Lincoln School News - Charlotte Observer
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Individual grade-level winners were: Shelby Parker, fifth-grade level, 575 points; Alyssa Miller, fourth-grade level, 325 points; Jacob Thompson, third-grade level, 169 points. Accelerated Reader is a computer program designed for students to read
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jacob Thompson
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1885
    Age 74
    Died on March 24, 1885.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1864
    Age 53
    His manor called "Home Place" in Oxford, Mississippi, was burned down by Union troops in 1864.
    More Details Hide Details After the Civil War, Thompson fled to England and later returned to Canada as he waited for passions to cool in the United States. He eventually came home and settled in Memphis, Tennessee to manage his extensive holdings. Thompson was later appointed to the board of the University of the South at Sewanee and was a great benefactor of the school. He died in Memphis and was interred in Elmwood Cemetery. William Faulkner, who was also a resident of Oxford, loosely based several ancestral members of the Compson family, featured in The Sound and the Fury on Thompson.
    In March, 1864, Jefferson Davis asked Thompson to lead a secret delegation in Canada.
    More Details Hide Details He accepted and arrived in Montreal in May of that year. From where he directed a failed plot to free Confederate prisoners of war on Johnson's Island, off Sandusky, Ohio, in September. He also arranged purchase of a steamer with the intention of arming it to harass shipping in the Great Lakes. Regarded in the North as a schemer and conspirator, many devious plots were associated with his name, though much of this may have been public hysteria. One plot was a planned burning of New York on November 25, 1864 in retaliation for Union Generals Philip Sheridan and William Tecumseh Sherman's scorched earth tactics in the south. As head of Confederate secret agents some speculate that John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln, met with Thompson but this has not been proven (Thompson worked hard to clear his name of involvement in the assassination in the years after the war).
  • 1861
    Age 50
    In the later years of the Buchanan administration, the cabinet members argued with one another on issues of slavery and secession. Thompson sided with the Confederacy and resigned as Interior Secretary in January 1861.
    More Details Hide Details When he resigned, Horace Greeley's New-York Daily Tribune denounced him as "a traitor," remarking: "Undertaking to overthrow the Government of which you are a sworn minister may be in accordance with the ideas of cotton-growing chivalry, but to common men cannot be made to appear creditable." Thompson then became Inspector General of the Confederate States Army. Though not a military man, Thompson later joined the army as an officer and served as an aide to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the Battle of Shiloh. He attained the rank of Lt. Colonel and was present at several other battles in the Western Theater of the war including Vicksburg, Corinth and Tupelo.
  • FORTIES
  • 1857
    Age 46
    He lost reelection to the 32nd Congress and went back to practicing law until 1857, when newly elected President James Buchanan appointed Thompson United States Secretary of the Interior.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1845
    Age 34
    He was appointed to the United States Senate in 1845, but never received the commission and the seat went to Joseph W. Chalmers.
    More Details Hide Details Thompson was the chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs in the 29th Congress.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1839
    Age 28
    Thompson got involved in politics and was elected to the 26th Congress, serving from 1839 to 1851.
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  • 1834
    Age 23
    He was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice in Pontotoc, Mississippi.
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  • 1832
    Age 21
    Afterwards, he served on the university faculty for a short time until he left to study law in 1832.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1810
    Born
    Born in Leasburg, North Carolina, in 1810, Thompson attended Bingham Academy in Orange County, North Carolina, and later went on to graduate from the University of North Carolina in 1831.
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