Biography of Allen W. Thompson
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





Allen W. Thompson. Was born in Paris, Monroe county, Missouri, March 16, 1846, hence he is thirty four years old. He is the youngest son of Elder Thomas Thompson, who was one of the pioneer preachers on this coast of the Christian Church. The subject of this sketch came to this State in the year 1849, and has resided here continuously since. He came to Mendocino county in the year 1872. He was married to Miss Jennie McCray, eldest daughter of William. H. McCray of Cloverdale, Sonoma county, California. Three children have been born to them, one dead and two living. Received his first appointment of Postmaster at Ukiah under the administration of President Grant and the second under the administration of President Hayes, and during his term of office the post office at Ukiah, owing to the natural increase of business and his careful supervision, has been raised from a fourth to a third class office.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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