Joseph Oswalt Thompson

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BornFebruary 2, 1869
CitizenshipUnited States of America

Joseph Oswalt Thompson (February 2, 1869 - 1933) served as Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party amd was the Republican Part candidate in the 1910 gubernatorial election. He was also a congressional candidate in 1918. One of the largest cotton growers in the state, he also held several federal offices.[1][2][3] He served as postmaster of Tuskegee, Alabama.[4] He corresponded with Booker T. Washington.[5]


  1. Owen, Thomas Mcadory (1921). "History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography".
  5. Washington, Booker T.; Harlan, Louis R. (1977). Booker T. Washington Papers Volume 7: 1903-4. Assistant Editor, Barbara S. Kraft. ISBN 9780252006661.

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