Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Kentucky's 10th district
March 4, 1897 –March 3, 1901
|Preceded by||Nathan T. Hopkins|
|Succeeded by||James Bamford White|
|Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives|
|Born||September 20, 1850|
Floyd County, Kentucky
|Died||January 21, 1906 55) (aged|
|Resting place||Frankfort Cemetery|
Thomas Young Fitzpatrick (September 20, 1850 – January 21, 1906) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Nathan T. Hopkins
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from Kentucky's 10th congressional district
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1901 (obsolete district)
James B. White
|55th||Senate: W. Lindsay | W. J. Deboe||House: A. S. Berry | J. D. Clardy | W. Evans | S. J. Pugh | D. G. Colson | C. K. Wheeler | J. S. Rhea | D. H. Smith | E. E Settle | G. Davison | T. Y. Fitzpatrick|
|56th||Senate: W. Lindsay | W. J. Deboe||House: A. S. Berry | S. J. Pugh | C. K. Wheeler | J. S. Rhea | D. H. Smith | E. E Settle | T. Y. Fitzpatrick | H. D. Allen | O. Turner | G. G. Gilbert | V. Boreing | J. W. Gayle|