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 Thomas Byrne Dunn

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Thomas Byrne Dunn

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 2 Jul 1924 (aged 71)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Range 5, Lot 7 (Mausoleum)
Memorial ID 7261412 View Source
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U.S. Congressman, Inventor. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he moved with his parents to Rochester, New York, in 1858. There he attended the De Graff Military Institute of Rochester, founded the T. B. Dunn Company and became successful in the manufacturer of perfumes, plus invented the breath freshener Sen-Sen, forerunner of Tic-Tacs. He was president of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce, (1905-06), a member of the New York State Senate in 1907, chief commissioner for the New York Tercentennial Exposition, in 1907 and New York State Treasurer in 1908. In 1913, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1923. After his term, he retired to private life until his death at age 71 in Rochester, New York.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7261412
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7261412/thomas-byrne-dunn : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Byrne Dunn (16 Mar 1853–2 Jul 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7261412, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .