Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 1/12/1960 (Red Oak, IA) Race: White Religion: Presbyterian Residence: Des Moines, IA Education: JD in Law from George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC Occupation: Attorney Office Type:U.S. House -- Iowa District 3
Quarterly Campaign Finance Information
Cash on Hand: $288,672
Total Receipts: $480,018
Total Disbursements: $196,875
Date of Last Report: 6/30/2004
Stan Thompson was born in Red Oak, Iowa, and attended Red Oak Community High School. He was the first in his family to attend college. He graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in political science.
He met his wife Nancy in college and they married in 1983. They lived in Washington D.C. until he earned his law degree from George Washington University.
Thompson is on the Board of Directors for The Homestead, which serves Iowans with autism. he also has ties to higher education as Chair of the Iowa State University Alumni Association.
Thompson is challenging Rep. Leonard Boswell, Iowa's lone Democratic representative in the U.S. House, for a second time. Boswell defeated Thompson in 2002.
Thompson clerked for a judge at the Iowa Court of Appeals and then joined a law firm, where he is now a shareholder and a leading lawyer. He and his wife have four sons.
Stan Thompson lost to Rep. Leonard Boswell in the 2002 election for the U.S. House.