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James Woodson Bates
Birth: Aug. 25, 1788
Goochland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1846
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1816, commenced law practice in Virginia until he was nominated in 1818 as delegate candidate for the Territory of Arkansas. In 1819, he was elected as first Delegate from Arkansas to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses, serving until 1823. A unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed legal practice and served as a Arkansas Judicial Superior Court Judge from 1824 to 1836. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Bates Family Burying Ground at Moores Rock
Van Buren
Crawford County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 04, 2008
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