William A. "Bill" Thomas, Jr. (born June 1, 1947) is a businessman, commercial fisherman, and politician from the U.S. state of Alaska. Thomas served as a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives from the 5th District, comprising scattered rural and semi-rural communities throughout Southeast Alaska and stretching westward to Prince William Sound, from 2005 to 2013. Thomas served in the majority his entire tenure in the House and held multiple chairmanships. Thomas gained a seat on the powerful House Finance Committee during his second term and would eventually co-chair the committee. Following redistricting, Thomas lost reelection in 2012 by 32 votes to 23-year-old Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, a recent Yale University graduate and political newcomer.
09.03.2012 [Leagle.com] - Appellant, WilliamThomas Spence, appeals his conviction for intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony. 1 See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 49.08 (West 2011). After a jury trial on guilt-innocence, the trial court sentenced appellant to a term of
13.03.2012 [NBC Connecticut] - (Photo by WilliamThomas Cain/Getty Images) From The Muppets to the Simpsons and even United States presidents, PEZ Candy dispensers have been collectors' items for years. Today, the company is dedicating its visitor center at 2:30 pm. at its
11.03.2012 [KOIN Local 6] - (WilliamThomas Cain, Getty Images) ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Coast Guard rescue helicopters have found a debris field, an oil sheen and a damaged lifeboat, but no sign of four people who disappeared on a fishing vessel off the Washington state coast.