J. Parnell Thomas

J. Parnell 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. J. Parnell Thomas was a stockbroker and politician. He was elected to seven terms as a U.S. Representative from New Jersey. He was later a convicted criminal who served nine months in federal prison for corruption. Born as John Parnell Feeney, Jr. in Jersey City, New Jersey, he changed his name in 1919 to John Parnell Thomas. Raised Catholic, he later became an Episcopalian. After graduating from high school, he went on to study at the University of Pennsylvania. When the United States joined World War I in 1917, he served overseas with the United States Army. Following his discharge from the military in 1919, Thomas worked in the investment securities and insurance business in New York City for the next eighteen years. He entered Allendale, New Jersey, municipal politics in 1925 and was elected to council, then, mayor between from 1926 to 1930. He was elected to a two-year term to the New Jersey General Assembly in 1935show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135737244
  • 9786135737240