Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933

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U.S. attorney general, regent of the University of Texas, and lawyer.

From the description of Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78567157

Biographical Note

  • 1861, Nov. 6: Born, Crawfordsville, Miss.
  • 1883: A.B., Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn.
  • 1883 - 1884 : Special student, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1885: LL.B., University of Texas, Austin, Tex. Admitted to Texas bar
  • 1885 - 1900 : Practiced law
  • 1891 - 1894 : Assistant city attorney, Austin, Tex.
  • 1892: Declined appointment as assistant state attorney general
  • 1893: Married Julia Nalle
  • 1899 - 1907 : Regent, University of Texas, Austin, Tex.
  • 1900: Formed firm of Gregory & Batts; firm employed by the state of Texas as special counsel to prosecute corporations for anti-trust violations
  • 1904: Delegate, Democratic national convention and member of committee on credentials
  • 1908 - 1913 : Member, firm of Gregory, Batts & Brooks
  • 1912: Delegate and vice president, Democratic national convention
  • 1913: Special assistant to United States attorney general in charge of investigation and prosecution of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. for violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act
  • 1914 - 1919 : Attorney general of the United States
  • 1919: Became member of firm of Gregory & Todd, Washington, D.C.
  • 1919 - 1920 : Member, President Wilson's second Industrial Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • 1933, Feb. 26: Died, New York, N.Y

From the guide to the Thomas Watt Gregory Papers, 1896-1933, (bulk 1919-1933), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Thomas Watt Gregory Papers, 1896-1933, (bulk 1919-1933) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. [Miscellaneous speeches by prominent men / collected by J.N. Gregory]. Angelo State University Library, Porter Henderson Library
referencedIn George Sylvester Viereck papers, 1924-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Given, Mrs. B. S. Papers, [ca. 1925] Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Rossman, Loyce Haynie, 1908-. Papers, 1811-1935. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Batts, R. L. (Robert Lynn), 1864-1935. Batts, Robert Lynn, papers, 1885-1935. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Burleson, Albert Sidney, 1863-1937. Albert Sidney Burleson papers, 1845-1943 (bulk 1902-1943). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bram, Thomas M.C. Sermons collected by Thomas M. C. Bram while at the Massachusetts State Prison at Charlestown (1898-1907) under sentence of life imprisonment for the murder on the high-seas, July 14, 1896, of Charles I. Nash, Master of the Barkentine, the "Herbert Fuller," and of his wife Laura A. Nash, 1898-1921. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Woodrow Wilson Papers, 1786-1957, (bulk 1876-1924) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960. R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920. Library of Congress
referencedIn Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. Frank Lyon Polk papers, 1883-1942 (inclusive), 1915-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Albert Sidney Burleson Papers, 1845-1943, (bulk 1902-1943) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962. George Sylvester Viereck papers, 1924-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1795-1934. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Given, Beulah Sterling, b. ca. 1878. Given, Mrs. B. S., Papers, [ca. 1925] University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
referencedIn Batts (Robert Lynn) Papers, 1820-1935, 1949 Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Gordon Auchincloss papers, 1914-1951 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Vance Criswell McCormick papers, 1907-1946 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. Letter to Claude R. Porter. Washington, DC. 1918 Jul. 1. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). Library of Congress
referencedIn R. C. Leffingwell Letterbooks, 1917-1920 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. Woodrow Wilson papers, 1786-1957 (bulk 1876-1924). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Anderson, George Weston, 1861-1938 person
associatedWith Auchincloss, Gordon, 1886-1943. person
correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
correspondedWith Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 person
correspondedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 person
associatedWith Batts, R. L. (Robert Lynn), 1864-1935 person
correspondedWith Bram, Thomas M.C. person
correspondedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 person
correspondedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 person
correspondedWith Burleson, Albert Sidney, 1863-1937 person
correspondedWith Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 person
correspondedWith Connally, Tom, 1877-1963 person
correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967 person
associatedWith Given, Beulah Sterling person
associatedWith Given, Beulah Sterling, b. ca. 1878 person
correspondedWith Hitz, William, 1872-1935 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
correspondedWith House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938 person
correspondedWith Howe, Louis M. (Louis McHenry), 1871-1936 person
associatedWith Industrial Conference (1919-1920 : Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928 person
correspondedWith Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960. person
correspondedWith Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925 person
correspondedWith Mayfield, Earle Bradford, 1881-1964 person
correspondedWith McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 person
associatedWith McCormick, Vance Criswell, 1872-1946. person
correspondedWith McReynolds, James Clark, 1862-1946 person
correspondedWith Mitchell, William D. (William De Witt), b. 1874 person
correspondedWith Moody, Daniel James, 1893-1966 person
correspondedWith Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936 person
correspondedWith Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 person
associatedWith Polk, Frank Lyon, 1871-1943. person
associatedWith Porter, Claude R., 1872-1946, person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Rossman, Loyce Haynie, 1908- person
correspondedWith Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963 person
correspondedWith Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941 person
associatedWith Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Todd, George Carroll, b. 1879 person
associatedWith United States. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of the Attorney General. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Texas. corporateBody
correspondedWith Van Devanter, Willis, 1859-1941 person
associatedWith Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962. person
correspondedWith Walsh, Thomas James, 1859-1933 person
correspondedWith White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921 person
correspondedWith Wickersham, George W. (George Woodward), 1858-1936 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Oklahoma
Texas
Washington (D.C.)
Georgia
Texas--Houston
United States
United States
Texas
Oklahoma
Subject
Merchant marine
Labor
Presidents--United States--Election--1932
Arbitration, Industrial
Railroads
Memorials--Georgia
Practice of law--Texas--Houston
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations
Alien property--United States
Executors and administrators
Arbitration, Industrial--United States
Labor--United States
Merchant marine--United States
Practice of law
Aliens
Petroleum industry and trade
Presidents--Election--1932
Alien property
Memorials
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
World War, 1914-1918
Stone Mountain Memorial (Ga.)
Aliens--United States
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Lawyers
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Birth 1861-11-06

Death 1933-02-26

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English

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