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Schall, Thomas D. (Thomas David), 1878-1935

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Personal name headingSchall, Thomas D. (Thomas David), 1878-1935
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Birth date1878-06-04
Death date1935-12-22
Place of birthReed City (Mich.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationUniversity of Minnesota
St. Paul College of Law
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inU.S. Cong. Sen. Senate election cases from 1913 to 1940, 1940: p. 256 (Thomas D. Schall)
MnHi files (hdg: Schall, Thomas David, 1877-1935)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. the U.S. Congress website, December 2, 2015 (Schall, Thomas David, a Representative and a Senator from Minnesota; born in Reed City, Osceola County, Mich., June 4, 1878; moved with his mother to Campbell, Minn., in 1884; attended the common schools, but ran away to join the circus; attended Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., 1898-1899; graduated from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1902 and from St. Paul College of Law in 1904; admitted to the bar in 1904 and commenced practice at Minneapolis; in 1907 lost his sight as the result of an electric shock but continued the practice of his profession; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1925); was not a candidate for renomination, having become a candidate for the United States Senate; chairman, Committee on Alcoholic Liquor Traffic (Sixty-seventh Congress), Committee on Flood Control (Sixty-eighth Congress); elected in 1924 as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected in 1930 and served from March 4, 1925, until his death; chairman, Committee on Interoceanic Canals (Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses); died in Washington, D.C., December 22, 1935, as the result of being struck by an automobile; interment in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.)
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