Thomas E. Scroggy

Thomas Edmund Scroggy ( born March 18 1843 in Harveysburg, Warren County, Ohio; † March 6, 1915 in Tulsa, Oklahoma ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1907 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Thomas Scroggy attended the public schools of his home and was then in the craft operates. Between 1861 and 1865 he served during the Civil War as a soldier in the army of the Union. He then worked in Xenia at retail. In 1869 he was elected for one year to the local justice of the peace. After studying law and his 1871 was admitted to the bar, he began practicing in this profession in Xenia. During this time he was district clerk and legal adviser respectively for three terms. In the years 1898 and 1904 he was appeal judges. Politically, he joined the Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 1904 Scroggy was in the sixth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles Q. Hildebrant on March 4, 1905. Since he resigned in 1906 to further candidacy, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1907. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Scroggy worked as a lawyer again. In 1912, he moved to Tulsa, where he died on March 6, 1915. He was buried in Xenia.