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Presidency 2008:

Fred Thompson
Former US Senator Fred Dalton Thompson
(Republican - Virginia*)

* = Note: Thompson switched his voter registration back to Virginia in 2006.

WITHDREW FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE ON JANUARY 22, 2008,
AFTER WEAK SHOWINGS IN THE EARLY CONTESTS.


BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: Minority Counsel, US Senate Watergate Committee, 1973-74. US Senator from Tennessee, 1994-2003 (elected 1994; re-elected 1996).

PROFESSIONAL: Attorney (Assistant US Attorney, 1969-72). Movie and TV Actor.

EDUCATION: B.S., Memphis State University 1964. J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1967.

PERSONAL: Born August 19, 1942, in Sheffield, Alabama. Married to Jeri Kehn Thompson. Once divorced. Church of Christ.


LINKS:

Friends of Fred Thompson Presidential Exploratory Committee - Official Campaign Site.
Draft Fred Thompson 2008 Committee - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Grassroots Voter - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
AnotherRonaldReagan.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
DraftFredThompson.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
ThompsonRally.com - Grassroots Supporters (Unofficial).
Wikipedia: Fred Dalton Thompson - Online Resource.
2008 Presidential Wire: Fred Thompson - News Aggregator.
IMDb: Fred Thompson - Online Movie Resource.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

Friends of Fred Thompson Presidential Exploratory Committee


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