Francis C. Thompson
Francis Thompson was born in Delhi, La. He served on the Richland Parish School Board from 1968-1975. Thompson was first elected as State Rep. in 1975 and will serve in that capacity until he is term-limited in 2008. He has served as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Legislative Auditor Advisory Review Council, House Special Committee on Homeland Security, Enrollment Committee & the Rural Caucus. He has authored numerous bills directed at the improvement of La.’s education system and rural development.