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Presidency 2008:

Tommy Thompson
Former Governor Tommy G. Thompson
(Republican - Wisconsin)

WITHDREW FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE ON AUGUST 12, 2007,
AFTER FINISHING SIXTH PLACE IN THE AMES, IOWA, STRAW POLL.


BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: Wisconsin State Assemblyman, 1967-87 (Minority Leader, 1981-87). Candidate for Congress, 1979 GOP primary (special election). Governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001 (elected 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998). US Secretary of Health & Human Services, 2001-05.

PROFESSIONAL: Attorney.

EDUCATION: B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1963. J.D., University of Wisconsin, 1966.

PERSONAL: Born November 19, 1941, in Elroy, Wisconsin. Married to Sue Ann Thompson. Three children, five grandchildren. Catholic.


LINKS:

Tommy Thompson Presidential Exploratory Committee - Official Campaign Site.
Akin Gump: Tommy Thompson - Thompson's Law Firm.
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions: Tommy Thompson - Thompson's Business Site.
Wisconsin Historical Society: Tommy Thompson & the Conservative Revolution - Online Resource.
Wikipedia: Tommy Thompson - Online Resource.
2008 Presidential Wire: Tommy Thompson - News Aggregator.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

Thompson Presidential Exploratory Committee
PO Box 15191
Alexandria, VA 22320
Email: info@tommy2008.com


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