Thomas Lynch (congressman)

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Thomas Lynch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
Preceded byMyron H. McCord
Succeeded byAlexander Stewart
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
In office
1873
1883-1884
Personal details
Born(1844-11-21)November 21, 1844
Granville, Wisconsin
DiedMay 4, 1898(1898-05-04) (aged 53)
Antigo, Wisconsin
Political partyDemocratic

Thomas Lynch (November 21, 1844 – May 4, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

Born in Granville, Wisconsin which later merged with Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lynch moved to Chilton, Wisconsin in 1864 where he taught school and farmed. In 1875, he graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School and was admitted to the bar. While still in Chilton, Lynch served as district attorney of Calumet County, Wisconsin. He moved to Antigo, Wisconsin in 1883 where he served as mayor in 1885 and 1888. Thomas Lynch also served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1873 as an independent and then in 1883 and 1884. He elected as a member of the Democratic Party to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895). He represented Wisconsin's 9th congressional district. He died in Antigo and was buried there.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wisconsin Historical Society-Thomas Lynch
  2. ^ "Thomas Lynch (death notice)". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. May 5, 1898. p. 4. Retrieved March 11, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Myron H. McCord
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895
Succeeded by
Alexander Stewart