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Biography

Full Name: Fred Dalton Thompson
Party: Republican
Political Office: U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1994-2003
Business/Professional Experience: Minority counsel, Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities ("Watergate Committee"), 1973-74; Attorney/lobbyist, private practice, 1974-1994; Attorney at the Washington firm of Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn, 1991-1994; Actor, 1985-present; Commentator, ABC Radio Network, 2006-present.
Date of Birth: August 19, 1942
Place of Birth: Sheffield, Ala.
Education: B.S., Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), 1964; J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1967.
Spouse: Married (2nd) to Jeri Kehn, 2002.
Children: (with Sarah Lindsey; m. 1959; div. 1985) son Fred Dalton Jr., born 1960; daughter Elizabeth, b. 1963 (died 2002); son Daniel, b. 1965; (with Jeri Kehn) daughter Hayden, b. 2003; son Samuel, b. 2006.
Religion: Church of Christ
Home: McLean, Va.
Web site: fred08.com

Books

By Fred Thompson: At That Point in Time: The Inside Story of the Senate Watergate Committee [1975]

About: The Fred Factor: How Fred Thompson May Change the Face of the '08 Campaign, by Steve Gill [May 2007].

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