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Thomas Jefferson Wood

Born: Sep 30, 1844

Death: Oct 13, 1908

Birthplace: Athens County

Nationality: United States

Thomas Jefferson Wood

Date of Birth : Sep 30, 1844
Date of Death : Oct 13, 1908
Birth Place : Athens County

Thomas Jefferson Wood was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Indiana. In 1853, Wood moved from his place of birth to Vigo County, Indiana, with his parents; where he received his education and studied law at Terre Haute, Indiana. He graduated in law from the University of Michigan in 1867 and began practicing law. Wood moved to Crown Point, Lake County in November 1867 and practiced law there. He served as Lake County's prosecuting attorney from 1872 to 1876. Wood was a member of the Indiana Senate from 1878 to 1882 and was elected as a Democrat to the 48th United States Congress. He served from March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885 and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection.

Also known as

  • Thomas J. Wood
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