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Richard P. Thompson
Attorney General
1852-1857

     
  Richard P. Thompson was born in Salem, New Jersey in 1805. He studied law with William N. Jeffers and was licensed as an attorney in 1825. He prosecuted the pleas of the State for many years with success. While holding this office he was appointed New Jersey Attorney General by Governor Daniel Haines to fill the vacancy created by the death of Attorney General Molleson. When the temporary term expired, he returned to the duties of prosecutor. In 1852, he was appointed Attorney General by Governor George Fort. After being confirmed by the Senate, he held the office for the full term
 
 
 
 
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