KYLE, Thomas Barton, (1856 - 1915)


"Around the Capital" (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

KYLE, Thomas Barton, a Representative from Ohio; born in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, March 10, 1856; attended the public schools and Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice in Troy; elected prosecuting attorney of Miami County in 1890; president of the board of education of Troy; mayor of Troy; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1905); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1904; resumed the practice of his profession in Troy, Ohio, where he died on August 13, 1915; interment in Riverside Cemetery.