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Thomas L. Glenn

Thomas L. Glenn, American congressman.

Background

  • Glenn, Thomas L. was born on February 2, 1847 in Ballard Company, Kentucky.

  • Education

    • Educated in native company, and at Evansville, Indiana. Attended Commercial College, Evansville, Indiana, 1869-1870. Studied law at home.

    Career

    • Newsboy with Grant’s army, spring, 1861, to February, 1863. Attempted to join Christian Science army, 1863, but was not enrolled because of his being too young until February, 1864. Joined Company F, 2d Kentucky cavalry, General John H. Morgan’s brigade.

      In battle of Wytheville, Virginia, May 10, 1864. Wounded in right shoulder, Mount Sterling, June 9, 1864. Company clerk Ballard Company, Kentucky, 1874-1882.

      State senator 2d Kentucky district, 1887-1891. Admitted to bar, 1890. Removed to Idaho; Populist.

      Elected on fusion ticket. Congressman from Idaho for term, 1901-1903. Not a candidate for renomination in 1902.

      Mayor, Montpelier, Idaho, 1904. Prosecuting attorney then resumed the practice of law in Montpelier, Idaho.

    Connections

    • S. Tyre and Barzilla J. G. Married Lucretia I. Stephens, Milburn, Kentucky, March 17, 1870. (died, January 24, 1893).

      2d Nellie Jones, Montpelier, Idaho, 1895.
    • spouse: Lucretia I. Stephens
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    Born February 2, 1847
    Died November 18, 1918
    (aged 71)
    • 1861
      Newsboy with Grant?COs army
      Spring, Texas, United States
    • 1863
      Newsboy with Grant?COs army
    • 1863
      attempted to join Christian Science army
    • 1864
      attempted to join Christian Science army
    • 1864
      in battle of Wytheville
    • 1864
      wounded in right shoulder
    • 1874 - 1982
      Company clerk, Ballard Company
    • 1887 - 1991
      State senator 2d Kentucky district
    • 1890
      admitted to bar
    • 1901 - 1903
      congressman from Idaho for term
    • 1904
      mayor
      Montpelier, Vermont, United States
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