Lewis D. Thill

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Lewis D. Thill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943
Preceded by Thomas O' Malley
Succeeded by Howard J. McMurray
Personal details
Born (1903-10-18)October 18, 1903
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died May 6, 1975(1975-05-06) (aged 71)
San Diego, California
Political party Republican

Lewis Dominic Thill (October 18, 1903 - May 6, 1975) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Thill attended the public and parochial schools and graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1926. He attended Harvard Graduate School, and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1931. He was admitted to the bar in 1932 and commenced practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Thill was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and the Seventy-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1943) as the representative of Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress and for election in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress. He engaged in real estate and investment business. He moved to San Diego, California, where he died on May 6, 1975. He is entombed in Holy Cross Mausoleum.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas O' Malley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 5th congressional district

January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943
Succeeded by
Howard J. McMurray