Thomas Jefferson Wood

Athens County, Ohio, USA
Death 13 Oct 1908 (aged 64)
Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Burial Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 20005 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Indiana, he taught school for several years, later graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan in 1867, was admitted to bar and opened a law firm in Crown Point, Indiana. He was treasurer of lake County (1870-72), prosecuting attorney of Lake County, (1872-76) and a member of the Indiana State Senate (1878-82). In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving until 1885. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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