7/30/1916 - 6/12/2013
Women of Note: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Thyra Thomson
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Wyoming Secretary of State Thyra Thomson died Tuesday in Cheyenne. She was 96.
Thomson served as secretary of state from 1963 to 1987. She went into politics following the death of her husband, former U.S. Rep. Keith Thomson, R-Wyo. He died in 1960 shortly after being elected to the U.S. Senate. She and her husband had three sons: Bruce, Bill and KC.
Governor Matt Mead called Thomson one of the mostly highly regarded political figures in Wyoming's history....