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Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1868-1942


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  • Variants

    • Bayard, Mr. (Thomas Francis), 1868-1942
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18680604
    • Death Date

        19420712
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1890
        • Organization: Yale University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Yale Law School
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States Senate
    • Birth Place

        Wilmington, Del.
    • Death Place

        Wilmington, Del.
    • Associated Locale

        Concord, N.H.
    • Associated Locale

        New York, N.Y.
    • Associated Locale

        Washington, D.C.
    • Associated Locale

        Wilmington, Del.
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

        law
          government
        • Occupation

            lawyer
              legislator
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          • Sources

            • found: NUCMC data from Historical Society of Delaware for Bayard family papers, 1762-1931(Thomas F. Bayard; Thomas Francis Bayard; 1868-1942; lawyer; New York City and Wilmington, Del.; served in U.S. Senate from 1922-1929; m. Elizabeth Bradford duPont in 1908)
            • found: Additional terminal facilities for freight traffic in the District of Columbia, 1923:p. 1 (Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on the District of Columbia)
            • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Apr. 13, 2012(Bayard, Thomas Francis, Jr.; Senator from Delaware; b. June 4, 1868 in Wilmington, Del.; d. July 12, 1942; son of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr., and grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; attended the common schools of Wilmington and St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.; graduated from Yale Univ. in 1890; student at the Yale Law School in 1890 and 1891; admitted to the Delaware bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Wilmington; moved to New York City and was appointed an assistant corporation counsel in 1897; practiced law in New York until Sept. 1901 when he returned to Wilmington, Del. to practice law; served as chairman of the Democratic State committee 1906-1916; solicitor of the city of Wilmington 1917-1919; elected on Nov. 7, 1922 as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Josiah O. Wolcott; on the same day was also elected for the full term commencing Mar. 4, 1923 and served from Nov. 8, 1922, to Mar. 3, 1929; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928; resumed the practice of law in Wilmington, Del.; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election to the U.S. Senate in 1930; died in Wilmington, Del., July 12, 1942; interment in Old Swedes Cemetery)
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