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Thomas J. D. Fuller

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th district
Preceded by Israel Washburn, Jr.
Succeeded by Stephen Clark Foster

Thomas James Duncan Fuller was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Hardwick, Vermont on March 17, 1808. He attended the common schools.

He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Calais, Maine. He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1857). He was elected chairman of the Committee on Commerce (Thirty-third Congress).

He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856. He was appointed by President James Buchanan as Second Auditor of the Treasury and served from April 15, 1857, to August 3, 1861. He engaged in the practice of law before the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Claims in Washington, D.C.

He died, while on a visit to his son, near Upperville, Virginia on February 13, 1876. His interment is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

The Fuller family continued his legacy by naming every other generation's first son Thomas James Duncan Fuller. Currently there is only one son alive that still has his name.

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Thomas J. D. Fuller

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 6th district
Preceded by Israel Washburn, Jr.
Succeeded by Stephen Clark Foster

Thomas James Duncan Fuller was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Hardwick, Vermont on March 17, 1808. He attended the common schools.

He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Calais, Maine. He was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1857). He was elected chairman of the Committee on Commerce (Thirty-third Congress).

He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856. He was appointed by President James Buchanan as Second Auditor of the Treasury and served from April 15, 1857, to August 3, 1861. He engaged in the practice of law before the United States Supreme Court and the Court of Claims in Washington, D.C.

He died, while on a visit to his son, near Upperville, Virginia on February 13, 1876. His interment is in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

The Fuller family continued his legacy by naming every other generation's first son Thomas James Duncan Fuller. Currently there is only one son alive that still has his name.

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