Thomas Terry “Tom” Connally

Thomas Terry “Tom” Connally

Birth
McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Oct 1963 (aged 86)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Marlin, Falls County, Texas, USA
Plot B.C. Clark Block
Memorial ID 7752917 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman U.S. Senator. He graduated from Baylor University, in 1896, from the law department of the University of Texas, in 1898, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Waco, Texas. During the Spanish American War, he served as a Sergeant Major in the 2nd Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, U.S. Army. After the war, he was a member of the Texas State House of Representatives, (1901-04), prosecuting attorney of Falls County, (1906-10) and during World War I, served as a Captain-adjutant of the 20nd Infantry Brigade, 11 Division, U.S. Army. In 1917, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress and to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1929. He was then elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving (1929-53). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he practiced law until his death from pneumonia at age 86.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7752917
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Terry “Tom” Connally (19 Aug 1877–28 Oct 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7752917, citing Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Falls County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .