Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Osborne, Thomas Burr

Osborne, Thomas Burr, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Weston (now Easton), Conn., July 8, 1798; was graduated from Yale College in 1817; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1820 and commenced practice in Fairfield, Conn.; clerk of the county and superior courts 1826-1839; member of the State house of representatives in 1836; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1843); served in the State senate in 1844, and the same year was appointed judge of the Fairfield County Court, which office he held for several years; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1850; judge of probate for Fairfield district in 1851; moved to New Haven in 1854; professor in Yale Law School from 1855 until 1865, when he resigned and retired from public life; died in New Haven, Conn., on September 2, 1869; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Osborne, Thomas Burr," 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.1637 Original Sources, accessed August 12, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LIGSJE2AWTWGHK.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Osborne, Thomas Burr." 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.1637, Original Sources. 12 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LIGSJE2AWTWGHK.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Osborne, Thomas Burr' 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.1637. Original Sources, retrieved 12 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LIGSJE2AWTWGHK.