Thomas Carey Hennings Jr.

Thomas Carey Hennings Jr.

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 13 Sep 1960 (aged 57)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 8178, Map grid V/W 24
Memorial ID 5019 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S Senator. He graduated from Cornell University New York, in 1924, from the law department of Washington University Missouri, in 1926, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as assistant circuit attorney for St. Louis, (1929-34), served as a Colonel on the Governor’s staff, (1932-36) and lecturer on criminal jurisprudence at the Benton College of Law, (1934-38). In 1935, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth and Seventy-sixth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1940. He then was circuit attorney for the City of St. Louis, (1941-44) and served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War II. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1950, serving until his death.

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