Thomas Kenan (26 February 1771-22 October 1843) was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1805 and 1811.
Born in Kenansville, North Carolina, Kenan was educated by private tutors. He was a member of the North Carolina House of Commons between 1799 and 1803 and served in the North Carolina Senate in 1804.
In 1804, Kenan was elected to the 9th United States Congress and was reelected to terms in the 10th and 11th Congresses (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1811). He did not stand for reelection in 1810.
Kenan later moved to Selma, Alabama in 1833, where he engaged in planting; he served in the Alabama House of Representatives for several years before dying near Selma in 1843. He is buried in Selma's Valley Creek Cemetery.
This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.