Thomas Burr Osborne (politician)
Thomas Burr Osborne ( born July 8, 1798 in Weston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, † September 2, 1869 in New Haven, Connecticut ) was an American politician. Between 1839 and 1843 he represented the fourth electoral district of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Thomas Osborne was born in 1798 in Weston, Easton today. Until 1817 he attended the Yale College. After a subsequent study of law and its made in 1820 admitted to the bar he began in Fairfield to work in his new profession. Between 1826 and 1839 Osborne was employed in the management of different dishes Connecticut.
Politically, Osborne was a member of the Whig party. In 1836 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Connecticut. In the congressional elections of 1838, he was in the fourth district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he entered on March 4, 1839, the successor of Elisha Haley of the Democratic Party. After a re-election in 1840 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1843 two legislative sessions.
After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Osborne was elected in 1844 to the Senate from Connecticut. After that, he was district judge in Fairfield County for several years. In 1850 he was again a deputy in the House of Representatives of his State; then he acted as a judge on probate in Fairfield District. In 1854, Osborne moved to New Haven. Between 1855 and 1865 he was a lecturer in law at Yale College. Then he withdrew into retirement. Thomas Osborne died on September 2, 1869 in New Haven, and was also buried there.