Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Clunie, Thomas Jefferson

Clunie, Thomas Jefferson, a Representative from California; born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, March 25, 1852, while his parents were on a visit there from Massachusetts; moved with his parents to California in 1854; returned to the East and settled in Maine, remained a few years, and then went back to California in 1861, where he afterwards resided; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1868 and commenced practice in Sacramento in 1870; member of the State assembly in 1875; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Chicago in 1884; served in the State senate 1887-1889; took an active part in the State militia, and was retired as brigadier general; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress (March 4, 1889-March 3, 1891); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed the practice of his profession; died in San Francisco, Calif., on June 30, 1903; interment in the City Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Clunie, Thomas Jefferson," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.993 Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZTYIHSKRPG9MTX.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Clunie, Thomas Jefferson." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.993, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZTYIHSKRPG9MTX.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Clunie, Thomas Jefferson' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.993. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CZTYIHSKRPG9MTX.