Thomas Charles Power

Thomas Charles Power

Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Feb 1923 (aged 83)
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA
Burial Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 7174010 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. Educated in civil engineering at Sinsiniwa College, Wisconsin, he practiced engineering and taught school. He was a surveyor in Dakota, in 1860 and engaged in the steam ship trade on the Missouri River, (1861-67). Moving to Montana, he settled in Helena in 1876, engaged in mercantile pursuits and in banking and was a member of the first constitutional convention of Montana in 1883. Upon the admission of Montana as a State into the Union, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1890-95). After his term, he engaged in banking, stock raising and ran a prominent mercantile company.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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