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us: Shively, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1857-1916


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  • Fuller Name

    • Benjamin Franklin
  • Variants

    • us: Shively, Mr. (Benjamin Franklin), 1857-1916
  • Variants

    • us: Shively, Mr. (Benjamin Franklin), 1857-1916
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1857-03-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1916-03-14
    • Birth Place

        Osceola (Ind.)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C,)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northern Indiana Normal School and Business Institute
    • Organization

        (naf) Northern Indiana Normal School and Business Institute
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: National Anti-Monopoly Association
        • Affiliation Start: 1883
    • Organization

        National Anti-Monopoly Association
    • Affiliation Start

        1883
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University. Trustees
        • Affiliation Start: 1884
    • Organization

        (naf) Indiana University. Trustees
    • Affiliation Start

        1884
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1884
        • Affiliation End: 1885
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Affiliation Start

        1884
    • Affiliation End

        1885
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Michigan. Department of Law
        • Affiliation End: 1886
    • Organization

        (naf) University of Michigan. Department of Law
    • Affiliation End

        1886
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1887
        • Affiliation End: 1893
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Affiliation Start

        1887
    • Affiliation End

        1893
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1909
        • Affiliation End: 1916
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        1909
    • Affiliation End

        1916
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
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  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Indiana State Library for Barnhart, H.A. Papers, 1880-1940 (Benjamin F. Shively)
    • found: John Fletcher, 1888?: p. 1 (Mr. Shively, from the Select Committee on Indian Depredation Claims; House)
    • found: Enc. of Ind. bio., 1895: v. 1, p. 201 (Benjamin F. Shively)
    • found: Bio. dir. of Am. Congress, 1989 (Benjamin Franklin Shively, 1857-1916; U.S. rep. and sen. from Indiana; also journalist and lawyer)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, October 13, 2015 (Shively, Benjamin Franklin, a Representative and a Senator from Indiana; born near Osceola, St. Joseph County, Ind., March 20, 1857; attended the common schools and the Northern Indiana Normal School at Valparaiso, Ind.; taught school 1874-1880; engaged in journalism 1880-1884; secretary of the National Anti-Monopoly Association in 1883; president of the board of Indiana University in 1884; elected as a National Anti-Monopolist to the Forty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William H. Calkins and served from December 1, 1884, to March 3, 1885; graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1886; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in South Bend, Ind.; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth, Fifty-first, and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1893); was not a candidate for renomination in 1892; resumed the practice of law in South Bend, Ind.; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Indiana in 1896; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1909; reelected in 1914 and served from March 4, 1909, until his death; chairman, Committee on Pacific Railroads (Sixty-second Congress), Committee on Pensions (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses); died in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1916; interment in the Brookville Cemetery, Brookville, Pa.)
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