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Deceased Senators & Opposition To President Washington

As Errington has noted, Senator Craig Thomas of Wyoming died yesterday. This got me to wondering about who was the first United States Senator to die in office.The answer is William Grayson of Virginia who died on March 12, 1790. This was just over a year after the very first meeting of the Senate. In the Congressional Quarterly Press Guide To U.S. Elections, Volume II, Grayson is listed as an anti-Federalist. This means he generally opposed the policies of President Washington. It might seem odd that a Senator from George Washington’s home state would oppose Washington. However, the leading early figure

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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