|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from North Carolina's 5th district
March 4, 1893 –March 3, 1897
|Preceded by||Archibald H.A. Williams|
|Succeeded by||William W. Kitchin|
|Born||March 10, 1865|
near Wentworth, North Carolina
|Died||January 20, 1919 53) (aged|
Asheville, North Carolina
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
Thomas Settle (March 10, 1865 – January 20, 1919) was a lawyer and member of the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina.
Settle was the son of Thomas Settle, a judge and politician in North Carolina, and a grandson of Thomas Settle (1789–1857), also a U.S. Representative from North Carolina.
Thomas Settle was a United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Peru, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
Settle was born near Wentworth, Rockingham County, N.C., on March 10, 1865. He attended the public schools and Georgetown University, studied law in Greensboro, N.C.; was admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Wentworth. Settle served as solicitor of the ninth judicial district (1886–1894) before he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897). Settle was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures on Public Buildings during the Fifty-fourth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896. He resumed the practice of law in Asheville, N.C.; was appointed by the Department of Justice as special attorney to the United States Court of Customs in New York City in 1909, and served in that capacity until 1910.
Wentworth is a small town located in Rockingham County, North Carolina. According to the 2010 U.S. Census estimate, the population is 2,807. Wentworth is the county seat of Rockingham County.
Rockingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 93,643. Its county seat is Wentworth. The county is known as "North Carolina's North Star."
Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789 as Georgetown College, the university has grown to comprise nine undergraduate and graduate schools, among which are the School of Foreign Service, School of Business, Medical School, and Law School. Located on a hill above the Potomac River, the school's main campus is identifiable by its flagship Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark. Georgetown offers degree programs in forty-eight disciplines, enrolling an average of 7,500 undergraduate and 10,000 post-graduate students from more than 130 countries.
Like his father before him, Settle ran unsuccessfully for Governor of North Carolina. As the Republican nominee in 1912, he came in third behind winner Locke Craig and Progressive Party nominee Iredell Meares.
The Governor of North Carolina is the head of state and head of government of the U.S. state of North Carolina. The governor directs the executive branch of the government and is the commander in chief of the military forces of the state. The current governor, Democrat Roy Cooper took office on January 1, 2017, and had a public swearing-in ceremony on January 7, 2017.
Locke Craig, a lawyer and Democratic politician, was the 53rd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina, serving from 1913 until 1917.
Settle died in Asheville, NC, on January 20, 1919. He is buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.
The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all present and former members of the United States Congress and its predecessor, the Continental Congress. Also included are Delegates from territories and the District of Columbia and Resident Commissioners from the Philippines and Puerto Rico.
Find A Grave is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com. It receives and uploads digital photographs of headstones from burial sites, taken by unpaid volunteers at cemeteries. Find A Grave then posts the photo on its website.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Archibald H.A. Williams
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from North Carolina's 6th congressional district
William W. Kitchin
Zebulon Baird Vance was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. A prolific writer, Vance became one of the most influential Southern leaders of the Civil War and postbellum periods.
Jeter Connelly Pritchard was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and of the United States Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit and previously was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
Zebulon Weaver was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1917 and 1929 and between 1931 and 1947.
Lindsay Carter Warren was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1925 and 1940.
Thomas Settle was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina from 1817 to 1821.
Alfred Dockery was an American Congressional Representative from North Carolina. He was also a Confederate States Army Militia General in Tennessee during the American Civil War.
Chester Isaiah Long was a United States Representative and Senator from Kansas. Born in Greenwood Township, Pennsylvania, he moved with his parents to Daviess County, Missouri, in 1865 and to Paola, Kansas, in 1879. He attended the country schools and graduated from the normal school at Paola in 1880. He taught school for several years, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1885, commencing practice in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
Charles Warren Stone was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and the second Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania.
Charles Manly Stedman was a politician and lawyer from North Carolina.
George Edmund Foss was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. He was a brother of Eugene Noble Foss.
Frederick Landis was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, brother of Charles Beary Landis and baseball commissioner Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis.
Lucien Jerome Fenton was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.
Harry Skinner was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, and the brother of U.S. Representative Thomas Gregory Skinner.
James Madison Gudger Jr. was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, father of Katherine Gudger Langley.
William Elliott was an attorney and politician, serving U.S. Representative from South Carolina.
James Jefferson Britt was a United States Representative in Congress from North Carolina.
William Thomas Crawford was a Representative from North Carolina.
Thomas Dillard Johnston was a Representative from North Carolina.
John Steele Henderson was a Representative for North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives.
A special election will be held in 2019 to fill the vacancy in North Carolina's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for the remainder of the 116th United States Congress. Walter B. Jones Jr., the incumbent representative, died on February 10, 2019.