Thomas H. Tongue Photo

Thomas H. Tongue

Born: Jun 23, 1844

Death: Jan 11, 1903

Birthplace: Lincolnshire

Nationality: United States

Thomas H. Tongue

Date of Birth : Jun 23, 1844
Date of Death : Jan 11, 1903
Birth Place : Lincolnshire

Thomas H. Tongue was an American politician and attorney in the state of Oregon. Born in England, his family immigrated to Washington County, Oregon, in 1859. In Oregon, he would serve in the State Senate from 1889 to 1893 and was the seventh mayor of Hillsboro. A Republican, he was chairman of the state party, and national convention delegate in 1892. Tongue served as Congressman from 1897 to 1903 representing Oregon's 1st congressional district.

Also known as


  • Thomas Tongue

Spouse


  • Emily Margaret Eagleton
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