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Thomas Gallagher

Thomas Gallagher, American congressman. Member City Council, 1893-1897; member Chicago Board Education, 1897-1903 (vice president 3 years).

Background

  • Gallagher, Thomas was born on July 6, 1850 in Concord, New Hampshire, United States. Son of John and Margaret (Tighe) Gallagher.

  • Education

    • Went to Chicago, 1866. Educational public schools.

    Career

    • Engaged in hat business, Chicago, 1878-1911.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member City Council, 1893-1897. Member Chicago Board Education, 1897-1903 (vice president 3 years).

    Connections

    • Married Mistress.
    • father: John Gallagher
    • mother: Margaret (Tighe) Gallagher
    • spouse: Mistress
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    Died February 24, 1930
    (aged 79)
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