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Alexander McDonald Thomson (May 20, 1822 – June 9, 1898) was speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Thomson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1822 to immigrants from Scotland and Holland. His family moved to Ohio when he was a child. He moved to Hartford, Wisconsin in 1848 and to Janesville, Wisconsin in 1864. From 1870 to 1873, he was editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel. Thomson also authored A Political History of Wisconsin. He died in Milwaukee in 1898.
Thomson was speaker of the Assembly from 1868 to 1869. In addition, he was sergeant at arms of the Assembly from 1864 to 1870. He was a Republican.