Fred Thompson, Rest in Peace.

Leaving the world poorer by his absence, former U. S. Senator from Tennessee, one time Presidential candidate, and long time actor Fred Thomson died today at age 73.

Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson dies at 73

and , The Tennesean

Fred Thompson, a former U.S. senator for Tennessee, GOP presidential candidate, Watergate attorney and longtime “Law and Order” star, died on Sunday. He was 73.

Mr. Thompson died after a recurrence of lymphoma, according to a prepared statement issued by the Thompson family.

God speed you, Sir.

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