Laforrest Holman Thompson Edit Profile
He was educated at Kimball Union Academy, taught school while studying law, was admitted to the bar in 1871, and opened a practice in Irasburg.
A Republican, Thompson served as Orleans County State's Attorney from 1874 to 1875, and county Judge of Probate from 1876 to 1881. In 1884 Thompson was elected to the Vermont Senate. He served one term, 1884 to 1885, and was the Senate's President Pro Tem.
In 1890 Thompson was again elected to the Vermont House of Representatives. In 1891 he was appointed to the Vermont Supreme Court, on which he served until his death. Thompson died in Irasburg on June 22, 1900.
He is buried in Irasburg Cemetery, Plot 350, Row U 32a.
In 1880 and 1882 Thompson was Irasburg's member of the Vermont House of Representatives.
Married Mary Eliza Dutton (died 1881). Married second, Helen C. Kinney.