Thomas C. McCreery

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"(December 12, 1816 -- July 10, 1890) Thomas Clay McCreery was a(n) lawyer, public servant, farmer, and American politician. McCreery was born near Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a presidential elector on the Democratic tickets (1852, 1856, and 1860). Thomas was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by James Guthrie's resignation (February 19, 1868 - March 3, 1871). He was also elected to the United States Senate in 1872 (March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1879). He was not a successful candidate for election in 1842, 1844, and declined to run for reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Kentucky Delegation—The Civil Rights Act of 1875, Kentucky Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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