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United States Representative from Texas, United States Senator from Texas
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POD: December 8, 1941
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United States Senator from Texas
Thomas Terry Connally
(August 19, 1877 - October 28, 1963) was an
. He served in the
House of Representatives from 1917-1929, and in the U.S. Senate from 1929-1953. For most of his term as Senator, Connally chaired the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
In December 1941,
Tom Connally heavily grilled U.S. Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox about the disaster at Pearl Harbor. That testimony was reported on by .
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Political offices (OTL)
Preceded by Robert L. Henry
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas' 11th congressional district 1917–1929
Succeeded by Oliver H. Cross
Preceded by Earle Bradford Mayfield
U.S. Senator from Texas 1929-1953
Succeeded by Price Daniel