Thomas M. Ferrell

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Thomas Merrill Ferrell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded by George M. Robeson
Succeeded by George Hires
Personal details
Born June 20, 1844
Glassboro, New Jersey
Died October 20, 1916(1916-10-20) (aged 72)
Glassboro, New Jersey
Nationality American
Political party Democratic

Thomas Merrill Ferrell (June 20, 1844 – October 20, 1916) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1883 to 1885.

Born in Glassboro, New Jersey, Ferrell attended the common schools and completed an academic course. Ferrell was elected a member of the Glassboro township committee in 1872 and 1873. He served as president of Hollow Ware Glassworkers' Association 1878-1883. He served as member of the school board 1885-1890, serving as its president in 1887. He served as member of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1879 and 1880, and as a member of the New Jersey Senate in 1880 and 1881.

Ferrell was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress, serving in office from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884 to the Forty-ninth Congress.

After leaving Congress, he was employed as a glassware salesman. He died in Glassboro, New Jersey, October 20, 1916, and was interred in Methodist Episcopal Cemetery.

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