Tom Connally, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Tom Connally

American politician

Date of Birth: 19-Aug-1877

Place of Birth: Hewitt, Texas, United States

Date of Death: 28-Oct-1963

Profession: lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Tom Connally

  • Thomas Terry "Tom" Connally (August 19, 1877 – October 28, 1963) was an American politician, who represented Texas in both the U.S.
  • Senate and the House of Representatives, as a member of the Democratic Party.
  • He served in the U.S.
  • House of Representatives from 1917 to 1929, and in the U.S.
  • Senate from 1929 to 1953.
  • In the House, Connally was a staunch Wilsonian Democrat who campaigned in favor of the League of Nations, and the World Court.
  • In the Senate, he chaired the Committee on Foreign Relations from 1941, giving strong support to President Franklin Roosevelt's anti--German and anti-Japanese policies.
  • He worked with Republican Senator Arthur H.
  • Vandenberg to ensure bipartisan support for an internationalist policy, including the new United Nations.
  • He led the committee in supporting the Truman Doctrine in 1947, the Marshall Plan in 1948 and NATO in 1949.

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