Edward Hughes Thomson
|Edward Hughes Thomson|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 6th district
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Genesee County 1st district
|18th Mayor of the City of Flint, Michigan|
|Preceded by||William Hamilton|
|Succeeded by||Jerome Eddy|
1845 – 1846
|Born||June 15, 1810
Kendal, Westmorland, England
|Died||February 2, 1886
|Resting place||Glenwood Cemetery, Flint|
He served as Lapeer County's and Genesee County's Prosecuting Attorney. Became a Michigan State Senator in 1848 for the 6th district then Genesee County 1st District Michigan Representative from 1859 to 1860. He enlisted as a colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was elected as mayor of the City of Flint in 1877 serving a 1-year term.
Thomson died on February 2, 1886 in Flint, Michigan and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Flint.
- Chapter XIII: Roster of City Officials. The History of Genesee County, MI.
- List of Flint City Mayors. Political Graveyards.com
- Chapter XVII: Bench and Bar, Part IV. The History of Genesee County, MI,.
- Index to Politicians: Thompson, E to F -- Thompson, Edward Hughes Entry. Political Graveyards.com
|Mayor of Flint
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