Thomas Hammond

Thomas Hammond

Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 21 Sep 1909 (aged 66)
Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Burial Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 7776347 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Indiana, in 1876, he assisted in the establishment of the dressed-beef industry, was Mayor of Hammond, (1888-93) and was president of the Commercial Bank of Hammond, (1892-93). In 1893, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former business pursuits, served as member of the Hammond City Council and a member of the metropolitan police board.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Hammond (27 Feb 1843–21 Sep 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7776347, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .