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Thomas S. Crago

Born: Aug 8, 1866

Death: Sep 12, 1925

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Thomas S. Crago

Date of Birth : Aug 8, 1866
Date of Death : Sep 12, 1925
Birth Place : United States of America

Thomas Spencer Crago was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Thomas S. Crago was born in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania. He attended Greene Academy and Waynesburg College. He graduated from Princeton College in 1893. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar of Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1894 and commenced practice in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. He served as captain of Company K in the Tenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War. After the war helped to reorganize the Pennsylvania National Guard and was elected major and later lieutenant colonel of the Tenth Infantry. He resigned his commission while in Congress but was later retired with the rank of colonel. He was a delegate to the 1904 Republican National Convention. Crago was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912. He served as commander in chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in 1914 and 1915. He was again elected to the Sixty-fourth, Sixty-fifth, and Sixty-sixth Congresses.

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  • Lawyer
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