US Con Jenckes Sr., Thomas Allen, US Congressman, RI

Thomas Allen Jenckes Sr.:
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Born: November 2, 1818
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Birthplace: Cumberland Rhode Island
Father: Thomas Bowen Jenckes 1786 – 1819
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)
Mother: Abigail W. Allen 1794 – 1863
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)

Wife: Mary Jane Fuller 1819 – 1872
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)

Children:
Jeanie Rosalie Jenckes Bartlett 1844 – 1907
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)
Mary Edith Jenckes Goddard 1844 – 1921
(Buried: North Burial Ground Providence Rhode Island)
Ida Cornelia Jenckes 1846 – 1863
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)
Florence Madeline Jenckes Bridgham 1849 – 1930
(Buried: North Burial Ground Providence Rhode Island)
Agnes Fuller Jenckes 1852 – 1852
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)
Thomas Allen Jenckes Jr. 1856 – 1928
(Buried: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island)


Political Party: Republican Party



Education:
1838: Graduated from Brown University

Occupation before War:
1840 – 1863: Attorney in Providence Rhode Island
1840 – 1844: Clerk of Rhode Island State House
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1842: Secretary of Rhode Island State Constitutional Convention
1845 – 1855: Rhode Island State Adjutant General
1854 – 1857: Rhode Island State Representative
1855: Commissioner to revise Rhode Island State Laws

Civil War Career:
1840 – 1863: Attorney in Providence Rhode Island
1863 – 1871: United States Congressman from Rhode Island
1863 – 1871: Chairman of House Patents Committee
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution
1865 – 1867: Chairman of House Civil Service Committee

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1871: United States Congressman from Rhode Island
1863 – 1871: Chairman of House Patents Committee
1865 – 1867: Chairman of House Civil Service Committee
1869 – 1871: Ranking Member House Revisal of the laws Committee
1870: Unsuccessful candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress
1871 – 1875: Attorney in Providence Rhode Island

Died:
November 4, 1875
Place of Death: Cumberland Rhode Island
Age at time of Death: 57 years old
Burial Place: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Rhode Island
 
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