Thomas McKee Bayne
|Thomas McKee Bayne|
|Member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district|
March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1891
|Preceded by||Alexander G. Cochran|
|Succeeded by||William A. Stone|
June 14, 1836|
June 16, 1894 (aged 58)|
Thomas McKee Bayne (June 14, 1836 – June 16, 1894) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, a lawyer, a district attorney, and a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Bayne was born in Bellevue, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools and Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He studied law. During the American Civil War, he entered the Union Army in July 1862 colonel of the 136th Pennsylvania Infantry.[clarification needed]
He took part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. He resumed the study of law in 1865, and was admitted to the bar of Allegheny County in April 1866. He was elected as district attorney for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in October 1870 and held the office until January 1, 1874.
Bayne was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1874. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth and to the six succeeding Congresses. He was renominated as a candidate for reelection to the Fifty-second Congress, but declined to accept the nomination, retiring from public life and active business pursuits.
- United States Congress. "Thomas McKee Bayne (id: B000261)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-02-14
- The Political Graveyard
- "Thomas M. Bayne a Suicide; Fear of Consumption Crazed the Ex-Representative". The New York Times. June 17, 1894. Retrieved August 29, 2009.
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Alexander G. Cochran
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district
William A. Stone
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