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us: Hennings, Thomas C., Jr. (Thomas Carey), 1903-1960



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    • us: Hennings, Tom, 1903-1960
    • us: Hennings, Thomas Carey, 1903-1960
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    • found: Decade of fear, c1965: p. 3, etc. (Thomas Carey Hennings, Jr.; Tom Hennings; b. June 25, 1903; elected U.S. Senator from Mo., 1950; d. Sept. 13, 1960)
    • found: OCLC, Dec. 7, 2000 (usage: Thomas C. Hennings, Jr.)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, Sept. 4, 2013 (Hennings, Thomas Carey, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 1903; attended the public schools; graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., in 1924 and from the law department of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., in 1926; admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in St. Louis; served as assistant circuit attorney for St. Louis 1929-1934; served as a colonel on the Governor's staff 1932-1936; lecturer on criminal jurisprudence at the Benton College of Law, St. Louis, Mo., 1934-1938; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, and Seventy-sixth Congresses and served from January 3, 1935, until his resignation on December 31, 1940, to become a candidate for circuit attorney of St. Louis; circuit attorney for the city of St. Louis 1941-1944; served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve during Second World War 1941-1943; resumed the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1950, reelected in 1956, and served from January 3, 1951, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 13, 1960; chairman, Committee on Rules and Administration (Eighty-fifth and Eighty-sixth Congresses); interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.)
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