Christopher Tompkins Edit Profile
He studied law and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Glasgow, Kentucky.
He was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1835). In addition, he served as a presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1837. He resumed the practice of law.
He died in Glasgow, Kentucky in 1858 and was buried in the family burying ground at Glasgow, Kentucky.
Tompkins was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1805. After leaving Congress, he was again a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1835 and 1836.