David E. Thompson 1854-1942
David Eugene Thompson was a Republican and a railway manager.
the American Ambassador to Mexico, which brought him face to face
with Mexican President
David's father was
John H. Thompson.
David's mother was Rhoda Thompson nee Bennett.
On January 18, 1892, David E. Thompson
married Jeannette Miller and on June 9, 1921, he did the same
thing to Gladys Dana Garber.
David E. Thompson -
February 28, 1854 - Birth in Bethel, Mich.
1902 - 1905 U.S. Minister to Brazil
1905 U.S. Ambassador to Brazil
January 24, 1906 - Appointment as ambassador to Mexico
March 8, 1906 - First day on the job as ambassador
December 1, 1909 - Resigns as ambassador
1909 - Pan-American Railway
1942 - Death
Check Thompson's entry in the
Mexican Revolution Timeline.