Thomas Willoughby Newton, U.S. Congress

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Thomas Willoughby Newton

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Death: September 22, 1853 (49)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Newton and Jane Barr Newton
Husband of Mary Elizabeth "Eliza" Allen
Father of Colonel Robert C. Newton (CSA)
Brother of John Thomas Newton

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About Thomas Willoughby Newton, U.S. Congress

Thomas Willoughby Newton, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Alexandria, Va., January 18, 1804; attended the local schools; moved to Arkansas in 1820 and settled in Little Rock; clerk of the court of Pulaski County 1825-1829; moved to Shelby County, Ky.; returned to Little Rock in 1837 and became cashier in a bank; member of the State senate 1844-1848; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Archibald Yell and served from February 6 to March 3, 1847; was not a candidate for renomination in 1846 to the Thirtieth Congress; died in New York City on September 22, 1853; interment in Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.

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Thomas Willoughby Newton, U.S. Congress's Timeline

January 18, 1804
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
June 2, 1840
Age 36
September 22, 1853
Age 49
New York, New York, United States