Convention Member John Thompson
Born March 4, 1797 in Virginia. Mr. Thompson was a farmer throughout his entire life. He married Sarah Inglehart February 1, 1820, in Ohio County, Kentucky. He was a delegate to the 1844 Constitutional Convention in Iowa City, served in the Seventh and Eighth Territorial Legislatures, 1845-1847, and the Third General Assembly, 1850, representing Lee County. Mr. Thompson passed away on August 14, 1857.