FREDDIE DALTON “FRED” THOMPSON
“Security - Unity - Prosperity”
Born: August 19, 1942 (age 65), Sheffield, Alabama
Residence: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Spouse: Jeri Kehn Thompson
Children: two sons and one daughter (deceased) from first marriage to Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey (divorced), one son and one daughter from second marriage
Education: Memphis State University, Vanderbilt University
Profession: Lawyer, Actor, Lobbyist
Books: At That Point in Time: The Inside Story of the Senate Watergate Committee
Religion: Church of Christ
Political offices: US Senator from Tennessee)
JANUARY 3 - IOWA w/ 40 unpledged delegates, Sen Thompson came in third with 15,904 votes or 13.4%
JANUARY 5 – WYOMING w/ 14 pledged delegates, Sen Thompson came in second winning 25% of the vote. 3 Delegates pledged.
JANUARY 8 - NEW HAMPSHIRE With 12 pledged delegates, Sen Thompson came in first with 2,886 votes or 1.2%.
JANUARY 15, 2008 MICHIGAN With half its 57 delegates currently subject to penalty, en Thompson came in fifth place with 32,135 votes or 3.7%.
JANUARY 19, 2008 NEVADA. With 34 unpledged delegates (and 99% of precincts reporting) Sen Thompson was in 5th place with 3,518 votes or 7.9%
JANUARY 19, 2008 SOUTH CAROLINA With 44 pledged delegates (and 97% of precincts reporting) Sen Thompson was in 3rd place with 64,456 votes or 15.8%
JANUARY 22, 2008 Sen. Thompson withdraws. He has yet to endorse any other candidates.
FEBRUARY 11, 2008 Sen. Fred Thompson endorses Sen. John McCain