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Thomas Marion Jett
Birth: May 1, 1862
Greenville
Bond County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1939
Litchfield
Montgomery County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1887 and commenced law practice in Nokomis, Illinois. From 1889 to 1896, he served as prosecuting attorney of Montgomery County. In 1897, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, and Fifty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1903. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law. He was delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1900 and 1908 and was elected as a judge of the circuit court, fourth judicial district of Illinois, in 1909. He was reelected in 1915, 1921, 1927, and 1935, serving until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Jackson Jett (1827 - 1891)
  Nancy Wheat Booher Jett (1829 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Mollie C. Clotfelter Jett (1865 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Ross Wesley Jett (1890 - 1948)*
  Marian Clotfelter Jett Wright (1898 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Jett (1853 - 1941)*
  William Edward Jett (1858 - 1926)*
  Thomas Marion Jett (1862 - 1939)
  Stephen Jackson Jett (1864 - 1954)*
  Oscar S. Jett (1870 - 1925)**
  Charles Madison Jett (1881 - 1931)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Hillsboro
Montgomery County
Illinois, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
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Thomas Marion Jett
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- Republican
 Added: May. 1, 2016

- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 1, 2015
He is my father's (Robert W Jett) great uncle .My dad's father was Guy Leroy Jett and Guy's father is Solomon Jett, Thomas's brother. I am finding so much about my dad's side of the family that I never know! God Bless you Thomas!
- Lori Meuser
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
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