Philip R. Thompson
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Virginia's 18th district
March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1807
|Succeeded by||Peterson Goodwyn|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Culpeper County|
|Born||March 26, 1766|
Fredericksburg, Virginia Colony, British America
|Died||July 27, 1837 (aged 71)|
Kanawha County, Virginia, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic-Republican Party|
|Education||College of William & Mary|
|Occupation||attorney, farmer, judge|
Philip Rootes Thompson (March 26, 1766 – July 27, 1837) was an 18th-century and 19th-century politician and lawyer from Virginia.
Born near Fredericksburg in the Colony of Virginia, Thompson was educated by private teachers as a child. He graduated from the College of William and Mary, studied law and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in Fairfax, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1793 to 1797 and was elected a Democratic-Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1800, serving from 1801 to 1807. Afterwards, Thompson continued to practice law until his death on July 27, 1837 in Kanawha County, Virginia (now West Virginia) and was interred in Coals Mouth, Virginia (now St. Albans, West Virginia).
- United States Congress. "Philip R. Thompson (id: T000213)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.