Thomas J. D. Fuller
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|Thomas J. D. Fuller|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th district
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1857
|Preceded by||Israel Washburn, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Stephen Clark Foster|
|Born||March 17, 1808
|Died||February 13, 1876 (aged 67)
He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Calais, Maine. He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1857). He was elected chairman of the Committee on Commerce (Thirty-third Congress).
He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856. He was appointed by President James Buchanan as Second Auditor of the Treasury and served from April 15, 1857, to August 3, 1861. He engaged in the practice of law before the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Claims in Washington, D.C.
He died, while on a visit to his son, near Upperville, Virginia on February 13, 1876. His interment is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
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