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  • ID: I335843
  • Name: Thomas Terry CONNALLY
  • RELA: Spouse of 14th cousin once removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 19 AUG 1877 in Hewitt, McLennan Co., TX
  • Event: Elected Member of the Texas House of Representatives BET 1901 AND 1905
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas BET 1917 AND 1929
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Texas BET 4 MAR 1929 AND 3 JAN 1953
  • Death: 28 OCT 1963 in Washington, D.C.
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Tom Connally
  • Note:
    CONNALLY, Thomas Terry (Tom), (step-grandfather of Connie Mack III), a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born near Hewitt, McLennan County, Tex., August 19, 1877; attended the public schools; graduated from Baylor University, Waco, Tex., in 1896 and from the law department of the University of Texas at Austin in 1898; admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Waco, Tex.; moved to Marlin, Falls County, Tex., in 1899 and continued the practice of law; served as sergeant major in the Second Regiment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish-American War; member, State house of representatives 1901-1904; prosecuting attorney of Falls County, Tex. 1906- 1910; during the First World War became captain and adjutant of the Twenty- second Infantry Brigade, Eleventh Division, United States Army 1918; permanent chairman of Texas Democratic State convention in 1938; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1917, until March 3, 1929); did not seek renomination in 1928, having become a candidate for Senator; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1928; reelected in 1934, 1940, and again in 1946, and served from March 4, 1929, to January 3, 1953, was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; chairman, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Seventy-third through Seventy- seventh Congresses), Committee on Foreign Relations (Seventy-seventh through Seventy-ninth and Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses); member and vice chairman of the United States delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco in 1945; representative of the United States to the first session of the General Assembly of the United Nations at London and to the second session at New York in 1946; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., where he died on October 28, 1963; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Marlin, Tex.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Marriage 1 Louise CLARKSON

      Marriage 2 Lucille Ferguson SANDERSON b: 24 MAY 1890 in Texarkana, Bowie Co., TX

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