GLENN, Thomas Louis, (1847 - 1918)


GLENN, Thomas Louis, a Representative from Idaho; born near Bardwell, Ballard (now Carlisle) County, Ky., February 2, 1847; attended the public schools and the Commercial College, Evansville, Ind.; during the Civil War served in Company F, Second Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (John H. Morgan’s brigade), Confederate Army; was wounded in action at Mount Sterling, Ky., June 9, 1864; captured, and imprisoned in Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., until September 9, 1864, when he was paroled; clerk of Ballard County 1874-1882; member of the State senate 1887-1891; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Montpelier, Idaho; elected as a Populist to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903); was not a candidate for renomination in 1902; mayor of Montpelier in 1904; served as prosecuting attorney; resumed the practice of law in Montpelier, Idaho, where he died November 18, 1918; interment in the City Cemetery.