Thomas Withers Chinn

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Thomas Withers Chinn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 2nd district
In office
1839 - 1841
Preceded by Eleazer Wheelock Ripley
Succeeded by John Bennett Dawson
Personal details
Born (1791-11-22)November 22, 1791
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Died May 22, 1852(1852-05-22) (aged 60)
West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Political party Whig

Thomas Withers Chinn (November 22, 1791 – May 22, 1852) was a member of the U. S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana, serving one term as a Whig. He was also U.S. minister to the Two Sicilies.

Chinn was born in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County and later moved to Louisiana. He died on his plantation in West Baton Rouge Parish.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Eleazer Wheelock Ripley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district

1839 – 1841
Succeeded by
John Bennett Dawson