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Thomas J. Mabry

In office
January 1, 1947 – January 1, 1951
Preceded by John J. Dempsey
Succeeded by Edwin L. Mechem

Born October 17, 1884(1884-10-17)
Carlisle County, Kentucky
Died December 23, 1962 (aged 78)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) (married three times) Winifred White, Katherine Burns, Clara A. Berchtold
Residence Clovis
Profession Attorney
Religion Presbyterianism

Thomas Jewett Mabry (October 17, 1884, Carlisle County, Kentucky – December 23, 1962, Albuquerque, New Mexico) was a New Mexico politician and judge, who was Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court (1939-46) and the 14th Governor of New Mexico (1947-51).

Mabry attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of New Mexico Law School. He settled in Clovis, New Mexico, where he practiced law and published the local newspaper. He was a member of the New Mexico Constitutional Convention in 1910.

Mabry held numerous political and judicial posts, including serving in the New Mexico Senate (1912-17); on the Albuquerque City Commission (1926-27); as District Attorney of Albuquerque (1932-36); and as a state district judge (1937-39). From 1939 to 1946, he was Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. He was elected Governor as a Democrat in 1946 and reelected in 1948.

Political offices
Preceded by
John J. Dempsey
Governor of New Mexico
1947-1951
Succeeded by
Edwin L. Mechem

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