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Thomas Marshall

American politician


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Thomas Alexander Marshall was an American politician. In 1861 he served for a short time as Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.Life Thomas Marshall graduated from the Kenyon College in Ohio. Afterwards he studied law at the Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. After his admission to the bar he practiced as a lawyer. Later he moved to Charleston, Illinois where he became a banker. In addition he founded his own firm which he called T. A. Marshall Co. His party affiliation is uncertain because the sources are contradictory in this question. The political Graveyard states he was a Republican while other sources make him a Democrat. According to the Political Graveyard he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1860, which nominated Abraham Lincoln for the Presidency.

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Kenyon College

Private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, United States

Transylvania University

Private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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#53963 World Rank