Former Governor Tommy G. Thompson
(Republican - Wisconsin)
FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE ON AUGUST 12, 2007,
AFTER FINISHING SIXTH PLACE IN THE AMES, IOWA, STRAW POLL.
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.
B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1963. J.D., University of Wisconsin,
Born November 19, 1941, in Elroy, Wisconsin. Married to Sue Ann
Thompson. Three children, five grandchildren. Catholic.