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date: 23 August 2019

Gregory, Thomas Wattlocked

(06 November 1861–26 February 1933)
  • Charles Howard McCormick

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Gregory, Thomas Watt (06 November 1861–26 February 1933), U.S. attorney general, was born in Crawfordsville, Mississippi, the son of Francis Robert Gregory, a physician who died in Confederate army service, and Mary Cornelia Watt. He grew up on his maternal grandfather’s Mississippi plantation and graduated from Southwestern Presbyterian University in Clarksville, Tennessee, in 1883. After a year of studying law at the University of Virginia, he transferred to the University of Texas, graduating with an LL.B. in 1885. In 1893 he married Julia Nalle, with whom he had two daughters and two sons....

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