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John Thomson (Ohio politician)

John Thomson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Andrew W. Loomis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833
Preceded by John Sloane
Succeeded by Robert Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
Preceded by Duncan McArthur
Succeeded by William Creighton, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1780-11-20)November 20, 1780
Ireland
Died December 2, 1852(1852-12-02) (aged 72)
New Lisbon, Ohio
Resting place Lisbon Cemetery
Political party Jacksonian

John Thomson (November 20, 1780 – December 2, 1852) was a United States Representative from Ohio.

Born in Ireland, Thomson immigrated with his parents to the United States in 1787. He completed preparatory studies. He studied medicine, and in 1806, he moved to New Lisbon, Ohio, and practiced. He served in the Ohio Senate in 1814, 1815, and 1817–1820 and in the Ohio House of Representatives in 1816.

Thomson was elected to the Nineteenth Congress (March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1826 to the Twentieth Congress.

Thomson was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1837). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1836. He resumed the practice of medicine. He died in New Lisbon (now

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