Thomas Aloysius DOYLE, Congress, IL (1886-1935)


DOYLE, Thomas Aloysius, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., January 9, 1886; attended the public schools of his native city; engaged in the real-estate and insurance business and, after 1926, in the automobile business; member of the Chicago city council 1914-1918; member of the State house of representatives 1918-1923; commissioner on the Chicago Board of Local Improvements in 1923; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John W. Rainey; reelected to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses and served from November 6, 1923, to March 3, 1931; was not a candidate for renomination in 1930; in 1931 again became a member of the Chicago city council and served until his death in Chicago, Ill., January 29, 1935; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present