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us: Bate, William B. (William Brimage), 1826-1905



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    • us: Bate, Mr. (William Brimage), 1826-1905
    • us: Bate, Wm. B. (William Brimage), 1826-1905
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    • found: His The bench and the bar, 1869: t.p. (Gen. Wm B. Bate)
    • found: MoSU-L/NLT files (hdg.: Bate, William Brimage, 1826-1905)
    • found: Board of Managers, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1902: p. 1 (Mr. Bate, from the Committee on Military Affairs)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed Sept. 24, 2009 (Bate, William Brimage, a Senator from Tenn.; b. Oct. 7, 1826; d. Mar. 9, 1905; elected gov. of Tenn. in 1882; reelected in 1884)
    • found: Tenn. blue bk, 2007-2008 p. 497 (William Brimage Bate, 1883-1887)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website, viewed April 29, 2014 (Bate, William Brimage, a Senator from Tennessee; born near Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tenn., October 7, 1826; completed an academic course of study; served as a private in Louisiana and Tennessee regiments throughout the Mexican War; member, State house of representatives 1849-1851; graduated from the law department of Lebanon University, Lebanon, Tenn., in 1852; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Gallatin, Tenn.; elected attorney general for the Nashville district in 1854; during the Civil War served in the Confederate army, attained the rank of major general, surrendered with the Army of the Tennessee in 1865; after the war returned to Tennessee and resumed the practice of law at Gallatin; elected Governor of Tennessee in 1882 and reelected in 1884; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1887; reelected in 1893, 1899, and again in 1905, and served from March 4, 1887, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 9, 1905; chairman, Committee on the Improvement of the Mississippi River and its Tributaries (Fifty-third Congress), Committee on Military Affairs (Fifty-third Congress), Committee on Public Health and National Quarantine (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses); funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.)
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