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Thomas Wharton Phillips Jr.

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Thomas Wharton Phillips Jr. Famous memorial

Birth
New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
2 Jan 1956 (aged 81)
Burial
Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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US Congressman. Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Phillips Academy, in 1894, from the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, in 1897, then engaged in the petroleum, natural-gas and coal businesses. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916, was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses, serving (1923-27) and did not seek a renomination. He resumed his former business interest, was president of the Phillips Gas and Oil Company also a director of the Butler Consolidated Coal Company and the Pennsylvania Investment and Real Estate Corporation. He died at age 81 in Penn Township, Pennsylvania.
US Congressman. Born in New Castle, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Phillips Academy, in 1894, from the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University, in 1897, then engaged in the petroleum, natural-gas and coal businesses. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916, was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses, serving (1923-27) and did not seek a renomination. He resumed his former business interest, was president of the Phillips Gas and Oil Company also a director of the Butler Consolidated Coal Company and the Pennsylvania Investment and Real Estate Corporation. He died at age 81 in Penn Township, Pennsylvania.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Feb 12, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7178902/thomas_wharton-phillips: accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wharton Phillips Jr. (21 Nov 1874–2 Jan 1956), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7178902, citing North Side Cemetery, Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.