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us: Bailey, Joseph W. (Joseph Weldon), 1863-1929

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  • Fuller Name

    • Joseph Weldon
  • Variants

    • us: Bailey, Joe, 1863-1929
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Crystal Springs (Miss.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Sherman (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 18910304
        • Affiliation End: 19010303
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19010304
        • Affiliation End: 19130103
    • Has Affiliation

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

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Lawyers
      • Sources

        • found: The Bailey case boiled down, c1908: p. 1 of cover (Joseph W. Bailey, United States Senator)
        • found: LC data base, 09/10/91 (hdg.: Bailey, Joseph Weldon, 1863-1929; usage: Joe Bailey)
        • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, December 12, 2013 (Bailey, Joseph Weldon, (father of Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr.), a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born near Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Miss., October 6, 1862; attended the common schools; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1883 and commenced practice in Hazlehurst, Miss.; moved to Gainesville, Tex., in 1885 and continued the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; elected to the United States Senate in 1901, reelected in 1907, and served from March 4, 1901, until January 3, 1913, when he resigned; chairman, Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Sixty-first Congress), Committee on Woman Suffrage (Sixty-first Congress), Committee on Additional Accommodations for the Library (Sixty-second Congress); resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C.; subsequently moved to Dallas, Tex., in 1921 and continued the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Texas in 1920; died in a courtroom in Sherman, Tex., on April 13, 1929; interment in Gainesville Cemetery, Gainesville, Tex. )
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