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Lawyer

Thomas Edward Powell, American lawyer. Served in 84th and 145th Ohio Infantry, 1861-1865.

Background

Powell, Thomas Edward was born on February 20, 1842 in at Delaware, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas W. and Elizabeth (Gordon) Powell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1863, A.M., 1866.

Career

Served in 84th and 145th Ohio Infantry, 1861-1865. Began practice at Delaware, 1867. Candidate for Congress, 8th Ohio District, 1878.

Democratic nominee for attorney general, 1873, for government, 1887. Headed Democratic electoral ticket, 1880, 1900. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1872, 80, 84.

Trustee Ohio Wesleyan University and Ohio Wesleyan Female College 10 years Home: 518 E. Broad St. Office: Spahr Building, Columbus, Ohio.

Membership

Served in 84th and 145th Ohio Infantry, 1861-1865.

Connections

Married Eliza Thomson, of Delaware, O., January 16, 1872.

father:
Thomas W. Powell

mother:
Elizabeth (Gordon) Powell

spouse:
Eliza Thomson