JENKINS, Thomas Albert, (1880 - 1959)

69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

JENKINS, Thomas Albert, a Representative from Ohio; born at Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio, October 28, 1880; attended the grade and high schools; was graduated from Providence University, Oak Hill, Ohio, in 1901 and from the law department of the Ohio State University at Columbus in 1907; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Ironton, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Lawrence County, Ohio, 1916-1920; served in the State senate in 1923 and 1924; delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1920 and 1924; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; died in Worthington, Ohio, December 21, 1959; interment in Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Ohio.