• Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson, 'Big Jim,' dies at 84

    1 month ago - By Star Tribune

    Former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson, known as "Big Jim" during a long career that eventually made him the state's longest-serving chief executive, has died. He was 84.
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  • Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson dead at 84

    Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson dead at 84

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson has died at the age of 84.
    According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the former governor died Friday.
    Thompson was the longest-serving in the state. He was elected four times and served for 14 years.
    This is a developing story. Check back for details.
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  • Former Illinois Gov. James 'Big Jim' Thompson dead at 84

    1 month ago - By ABC

    The Republican was Illinois' longest-serving governor.
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