Albert Richard Thomas

Albert Richard Thomas

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Albert Richard Thomas was a Democratic Congressman from Houston, Texas for 29 years and was responsible for bringing the Johnson Space Center to Houston. Thomas was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on April 12, 1898 to Lonnie and James Thomas. He attended local schools, worked in his father's store, and served as a Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War I before graduating from the Rice Institute and the University of Texas Law School. He married Lera Millard. Thomas was admitted to the bar in 1927, and he practiced law and served as Nacogdoches County Attorney before moving to Houston in 1930 to become Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas. When long-time congressman Joe H. Eagle did not seek reelection in 1936, so he could run for the United States Senate, Thomas sought and won the Democratic nomination, which was tantamount to electionshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136745380
  • 9786136745381