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Thomas Millet Hand

Thomas Millet Hand, American congressman. member 79th, 80th, 82d, 83d. 84th Congresses, 2d New Jersey District; Member, vice chairman Republican State committee, 1941-1944.; Member bar Supreme Court of New Jersey, Supreme Court of the United States; Member Cape Mav County (past president) and New Jersey State Bar Associations, Phi Kappa Psi.; Mason.

Background

  • Hand, Thomas Millet was born on July 7, 1902 in Cape May, New Jersey, United States. Son of Albert Reeves and Sara (Millet) Hand.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Dickinson School Law (editor in chief law review), 1922.

    Career

    • 1 son, T. Millet; married second Elizabeth Frost Spang, December 31, 1950. Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1924, and engaged in practice of law, Cape May City, New Jersey. Also became newspaper publisher.

      Served as clerk, Board Chosen Freeholders of Cape May County, 1924-1928. Prosecutor of the pleas. Cape May County, 1928-1933.

      Mayor, City of Cape May, 1937-1944. Member 79th, 80th, 82d, 83d. 84th Congresses, 2d New Jersey District.

    Membership

    Member 79th, 80th, 82d, 83d. 84th Congresses, 2d New Jersey District. Member, vice chairman Republican State committee, 1941-1944.

    Member bar Supreme Court of New Jersey, Supreme Court of the United States. Member Cape Mav County (past president) and New Jersey State Bar Associations, Phi Kappa Psi. Mason.; Clubs: Union League Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Mercer Worth, March 1, 1930, (deceased).; married second Elizabeth Frost Spang, December 31, 1950.
    • father: Albert Reeves Hand
    • mother: Sara (Millet) Hand
    • spouses: Mary Mercer Worth
    • 2d Elizabeth Frost Spang
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    Died December 26, 1956
    (aged 54)
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