McINTYRE, Thomas James (1915-1992)

MCINTYRE, THOMAS JAMES, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., February 20, 1915; attended public and parochial schools of Laconia; graduated from Manlius Military School, Manlius, N.Y., in 1933, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1937, and Boston (Mass.) University Law School in 1940; admitted to practice law before the New Hampshire Supreme Court in 1940; served in the United States Army 1942-1946; discharged as a major; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1949-1951; city solicitor in 1953; unsuccessful candidate for Eighty-fourth Congress in 1954; elected in a special election on November 6, 1962, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the unexpired term of Henry Styles Bridges ending January 3, 1967; reelected in 1966 for the full six-year term, and again in 1972 and served from November 7, 1962, until January 3, 1979; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978; was a resident of Laconia, N.H., and Tequesta, Fla., until his death in Palm Beach, Fla., August 8, 1992; interment in St. Lambert Cemetery in Laconia.

Broadcast Pioneers Library
University of Maryland Hornbake Library
College Park, MD
Papers: 2 audiotapes (1973, 1975) in Westinghouse Broadcasting Company collection, 1945-1981.

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Papers: In David C. Hoeh papers, 1960-1978.

Gerald R. Ford Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1974-1977. Correspondence and briefing papers. Finding aid.

New Hampshire Historical Society
Concord, NH
Papers: Correspondence in Frank R. Kenison papers, 1941-1978.

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Oral History: 1971. 7 pages. Limited to reminiscences of Russell.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Margaret Bayne Price papers, 1918-1969. Finding aid.

University of New Hampshire
Dimond Library
Durham, NH
Papers: 1962-1978. 150 boxes. Chiefly legislative, political and administrative files; speeches; newspaper clippings; press releases; voting records; photographs; tape recordings; and miscellany. Finding aid.

  • McIntyre, Thomas J., with John C. Obert. The Fear Brokers. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1979.