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Thomas Gerstle Abernethy
Birth: May 16, 1903
Eupora
Webster County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1998
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

U.S. Congressman. A graduate of the University of Mississippi and of Cumberland University in Tennessee, he began practicing law in 1925 in his hometown of Eupora and served as Eupora's mayor for two years. Moving to Okolona in 1929, he continued practicing law and was district attorney of the third judicial district of Mississippi from 1936 until his election to Congress in 1942. He served in Congress for thirty years, pushing for improved agricultural programs and helping secure funding for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and continued funding for the Natchez Trace Parkway. He retired in 1972 and moved to Jackson. (bio by: NatalieMaynor) 
 
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  Alice Margaret Lamb Abernethy (1910 - 1989)*
 
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Burial:
Lakewood Memorial Park
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Originally Created by: NatalieMaynor
Record added: Dec 17, 2008
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Thomas Gerstle Abernethy
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Thomas Gerstle Abernethy
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Thomas Gerstle Abernethy
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012

- quebecoise
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
Thomas G Abernenthy's parents are Thomas Franklin Abernethy (90918665) and Minnie Agnes Jenkins Abernethy (97305061).
- Barbara Wiley Hamby
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012
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