| Share
 
History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesMississippi

Bennie THOMPSON

(1948- )

THOMPSON, Bennie, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Bolton, Hinds County, Miss., January 28, 1948; B.A., Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Miss., 1968; M.S., Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss., 1972; teacher; Bolton, Miss., board of aldermen, 1969-1973; mayor of Bolton, Miss., 1973-1979; Hinds County, Miss., board of supervisors, 1980-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Mike Espy, reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses (April 13, 1993-present); chair, Committee on Homeland Security (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

Related Links


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring