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Thomas Jefferson Strait
Birth: Dec. 25, 1846
Chester County, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1924
Lancaster
Lancaster County
South Carolina, USA

Civil War Veteran US Congressman, At the age of 16, he joined the Confederate army reaching the rank of Sergeant. After the war he graduated from South Carolina Medical College at Charleston in 1885 and practiced medicine periodically throughout his life. He served as a member of the South Carolina State Senate from 1890 to 1893 before being elected to represent South Carolina's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives. He served in Congress from 1893 to 1899. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob F. Strait (1808 - 1890)
  Isabella Wylie Strait (1811 - 1881)
 
 Spouses:
  Kate Lathrop Strait (1842 - 1914)*
  Ella Roof Strait (1886 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Jacob Fox Strait (1921 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  G. Lafayette Strait (1834 - 1863)*
  Peter W. Strait (1838 - 1844)*
  Leonard L. Strait (1842 - 1844)*
  Henrietta Strait Lyle (1844 - 1919)*
  Thomas Jefferson Strait (1846 - 1924)
  Annie Asonia Strait Kee (1849 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Side Cemetery
Lancaster
Lancaster County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: A Friend
Record added: Jan 16, 2001
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Thomas Jefferson Strait
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Thomas Jefferson Strait
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014
Son of Jacob F. Strait 43511832 and Isabella Wylie Strait 43511893.
- agagee
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013

- sniksnak
 Added: Apr. 18, 2013
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