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Tom Connally
C000684
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1877
Date of Death: 1963
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Religion: Protestantism
Occupation: Politician
Political Party: Democratic Party
Turtledove Appearances:
"News From the Front"
POD: December 8, 1941
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Thomas Terry Connally (August 19, 1877 - October 28, 1963) was an Democratic politician from Texas. He served in the U.S. 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.

Tom Connally in "News From the Front"Edit

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 The New Yorker.

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

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