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Thomas Lawrence Reilly

Thomas Lawrence Reilly, American congressman. member Board Education 6 years; member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 2d Connecticut District, and 63d Congress (1913-1915), 3d District; Member 2d Company of Gov’s. Foot Guard of Connecticut.

Background

  • Reilly, Thomas Lawrence was born on September 20, 1858 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of John and Catherine (Fagan) Reilly.

  • Education

    • Graduated from State Normal School, New Britain, 1876.

    Career

    • Hartford Sunday Globe and New Haven Register, 1876-1886. Associated with Francis Atwater, F. E. Sands and Lew Allen and started Meriden Journal, 1886. Mayor of Meriden, 3 terms, 1906-1912.

      Member Board Education 6 years. Director Public Library since instituted, about 1898. Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 2d Connecticut District, and 63d Congress (1913-1915), 3d District.

    Membership

    Member Board Education 6 years. Member 62d Congress (1911-1913), 2d Connecticut District, and 63d Congress (1913-1915), 3d District. Member 2d Company of Gov’s.

    Foot Guard of Connecticut. Clubs: Colonial, Amaranth.

    Connections

    • father: John Reilly
    • mother: Catherine (Fagan) Reilly
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    Born September 20, 1858
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