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
In office
March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1857
Preceded by Israel Washburn, Jr.
Succeeded by Stephen Clark Foster
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Preceded by Hezekiah Williams
Succeeded by District abolished
Personal details
Born March 17, 1808
Hardwick, Vermont
Died February 13, 1876 (aged 67)
Upperville, Virginia

Thomas James Duncan Fuller (March 17, 1808 – February 13, 1876) was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Hardwick, Vermont on March 17, 1808. He attended the common schools.

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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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hezekiah Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1849 – March 4, 1853
Succeeded by
District eliminated
Preceded by
Israel Washburn, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1853 – March 4, 1857
Succeeded by
Stephen C. Foster