Fred A. Thomas

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Fred A. Thomas (May 26, 1865 – June 12, 1958) was a politician in the state of Montana.

Biography[edit]

Thomas was born on May 26, 1865 in Potosi, Wisconsin and died on June 12, 1958 in Stevensville, Montana.[1] His grandson, also named Fred, served in the Montana State Senate.

Career[edit]

Thomas served as a member of the Montana House of Representatives from 1947 to 1949. He was a Republican.[2] Thomas publicly opposed Mike Mansfield's candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 1952, accusing Mansfield of communist sympathies.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/thomas3.html#S3R1AWCG0
  2. ^ "Organization of Lower Body of Assembly Complete". Great Falls Tribune. January 14, 1947. p. 4. Retrieved October 29, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "Opel Letter to Mike Mansfield". The Independent record. October 31, 1952. p. 3. Retrieved October 29, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access