Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Thompson” in article 7 of The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...xmlns=""> --Dr. Winship, the celebrated Massachusetts athlete, who was asserted to be the "strongest man in the world," has met a superior in the person of one William Thompson , who is connected with the Chicago Gymnasium. The test of strength occurred in that city one day last week, at a gymnastic tournament, at which Dr. Winship performed his great muscular feat of lift...
Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
William Thompson 172 8 8 0 0 user votes
William Thompson Haskell 11 0 1 0 0 user votes
William Thompson Patten 5 0 1 0 0 user votes

† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.