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 byThomas O' Malley
Succeeded byHoward J. McMurray
Personal details
Born(1903-10-18)October 18, 1903
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
DiedMay 6, 1975(1975-05-06) (aged 71)
San Diego, California
Political partyRepublican

Lewis Dominic Thill (18 October 1903 – 6 May 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.

Personal life[edit]

He attended Harvard Graduate School, and Northwestern University, in 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.

He engaged in real estate and investment business.

He moved to San Diego, California, where he died on 6 May 1975. He is entombed in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

Political career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Lewis D. Thill (id: T000153)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. 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