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Thomas Theodore Crittenden, American lawyer. member Congress. 1877-1881, 7th district, Missouri.

Background

Crittenden, Thomas Theodore was born on January 2, 1832 in Shelby Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of Henry and Anna Maria Crittenden.

Education

Educated Cloverport, Kentucky, and Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, graduate 1855.

Career

Col 7th Missouri cavalry, from May, 1862, to close Civil war. After war practiced law. Filled an unexpired term as attorney general of Missouri.

Member Congress. 1877-1881, 7th district, Missouri. Governor Missouri, 1881-1885. United States consul general at city of Mexico, 1893-1897.

Resumed practice of law. Home: Kansas City. Mo.

Membership

Member Congress. 1877-1881, 7th district, Missouri.

Connections

Married Carrie W. Jackson, November 13, 1856.

father:
Henry Crittenden

mother:
Anna Maria Crittenden

spouse:
Carrie W. Jackson