Thomas L. Rubey

Thomas Lewis Rubey ( born September 27, 1862 in Lebanon, Missouri, † November 2, 1928 ) was an American politician. Between 1911 and 1921, and again from 1923 to 1928, he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives; previously he served as its vice governor.


In the congressional elections of 1910, Rubey was in the 16th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Arthur P. Murphy on March 4, 1911. After four elections he was initially able to complete five legislative sessions in Congress until March 3, 1921. In this time of the First World War fell. Between 1913 and 1919, the 16th, the 17th, the 18th and the 19th Amendment to the Constitution were ratified.

1920 defeated Thomas Rubey the Republican Samuel A. Shelton. Two years later he was able to regain his position and then remain after two re- elections of March 4, 1923 until his death on November 2, 1928 in Congress.