Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Grimes, Thomas Wingfield

Grimes, Thomas Wingfield, a Representative from Georgia; born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., December 18, 1844; attended private schools, and was graduated from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1863; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Columbus, Ga.; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War for eighteen months with Nelson’s rangers, Gen. S. D. Lee’s escort company; member of the State house of representatives in 1868, 1869, 1875, and 1876; member of the State senate in 1878 and 1879; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Cincinnati in 1880; solicitor general of the Chattahoochee circuit from 1880 to 1888, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law in Columbus, Ga., and died there on October 28, 1905; interment in Linwood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Grimes, Thomas Wingfield," 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.1239 1240. Original Sources, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBE8YDIMKXHRACW.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Grimes, Thomas Wingfield." 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.1239, page 1240. Original Sources. 19 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBE8YDIMKXHRACW.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Grimes, Thomas Wingfield' 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.1239, pp.1240. Original Sources, retrieved 19 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBE8YDIMKXHRACW.