Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Averett, Thomas Hamlet

Averett, Thomas Hamlet, a Representative from Virginia; born near Halifax, Halifax County, Va., July 10, 1800; attended the common schools; served as a drummer boy in the War of 1812; studied medicine; was graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., and practiced in Halifax and the adjacent counties; served in the State senate in 1848 and 1849; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1846 to the Thirtieth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1852; resumed the practice of medicine in Halifax County; died near Halifax Court House, Va., June 30, 1855; interment in the family burial ground near Halifax Court House, Va.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Averett, Thomas Hamlet," 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.797 Original Sources, accessed April 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHST45M3K1FC1F.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Averett, Thomas Hamlet." 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.797, Original Sources. 25 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHST45M3K1FC1F.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Averett, Thomas Hamlet' 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.797. Original Sources, retrieved 25 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHST45M3K1FC1F.