Daniel Pierce Thompson Edit Profile
Graduate Middlebury College, 1820.
Admitted to Virginia bar, 1823. Practiced in Montpelier, Vermont. Judge probate for Washington County (Vermont), 1837-1840, 41-42.
Member Vermont Supreme Court, 1843-1845. Vermont secretary state, 1853-1855. Complied The Laws of Vermont … Including the Year 1834, 1835.
A founder Vermont History Society. Prominent in Liberty Party, 1849-1856, later Republican Party. Edited Green Mountain Freeman (weekly anti-slavery paper).
Described Vermont’s early history in novels, including The Green Mountain Boys (best known), 1839. Locke Amsden, 1847; Tales of the Green Mountains, 1852.
Member Vermont Supreme Court, 1843-1845.
Married Eunice Knight Robinson, August 31, 1831, 6 children.