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Brewer's: Thomson

(James), author of The Seasons and Castle of Indolence, in 1729 brought out the tragedy of Sophonisba, in which occurs the silly line: “O Sophonisba, Sophonisba, O!” which a wag…

Stevens Thomson MASON

Senate Years of Service: 1794-1803Party: Democratic RepublicanMASON, Stevens Thomson, (father of Armistead Thomson Mason), a Senator from Virginia; born in Chappawamsic, Stafford County, Va., D…

Brewer's: Moll Thomson's Mark

As “Take away this bottle, it has Moll Thomson's mark on it.” Moll Thomson is M. T. (empty). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894MollyMoll Flanders A…

Elihu Thomson

Elihu Thomson Born: 1853 Birthplace: Manchester, England Arc lighting—Thomson was an integral contributo…

Bobby Thomson

Bobby ThomsonBorn: Oct. 25, 1923Baseball OF career .270 hitter who won the 1951 NL pennant for the NY Giants with a 1-out, 3-run HR in the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 3 of a best-of-3 pla…

Alexander THOMSON

THOMSON, Alexander, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Franklin County, Pa., January 12, 1788; apprenticed as a sickle maker; moved to Bedford, Pa.; received a limited schooling; studi…

John THOMSON

THOMSON, John, a Representative from Ohio; born in Ireland, November 20, 1780; immigrated with his parents to the United States in 1787; completed preparatory studies; studied medicine, and in …

Mark THOMSON

THOMSON, Mark, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Norriton Township, near Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., in 1739; engaged in milling; was justice of the peace of Sussex County in 17…

Bobby Thomson Biography

baseball playerBorn: 10/25/1923Birthplace: Glasgow, ScotlandDied: 8/16/2010 (Savannah, Ga.) Robert Brown Thomson came to the United States at age 2 and grew up on…

Armistead Thomson MASON

Senate Years of Service: 1816-1817Party: Democratic RepublicanMASON, Armistead Thomson, (son of Stevens Thomson Mason), a Senator from Virginia; born at the “Armisteads,“ in Louisa County, Va.,…