Thomas H. Armstrong

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Thomas Henry Armstrong
Thomas Henry Armstrong
5th Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
In office
January 8, 1866 – January 7, 1870
Governor William Rainey Marshall
Preceded by Charles D. Sherwood
Succeeded by William H. Yale
6th Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
In office
1864? – 1865
Preceded by Jared Benson
Succeeded by James B. Wakefield
Personal details
Born (1829-02-06)February 6, 1829
Milan, Ohio
Died December 29, 1891(1891-12-29) (aged 62)
Albert Lea, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Elizabeth M. Burgess Butman
Profession banker, lawyer, legislator

Thomas Henry Armstrong (February 6, 1829 – December 29, 1891) was a Minnesota banker, lawyer, legislator, and the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota. Born in Milan, Ohio, moved to Minnesota, and became Lieutenant Governor under Governor William Rainey Marshall from January 8, 1866 to January 7, 1870. Armstrong served in the Minnesota Constitutional Convention and in both houses of the Minnesota State Legislature. He married Elizabeth M. Burgess Butman in 1868, retired, and died in 1891 in Albert Lea, Minnesota.[1][2]


Political offices
Preceded by
Charles D. Sherwood
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
1866 – 1870
Succeeded by
William H. Yale
Preceded by
Jared Benson
Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives
1864? – 1865
Succeeded by
James B. Wakefield