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William Van Amberg Sullivan
Birth: Dec. 12, 1857
Winona
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1918
Oxford
Lafayette County
Mississippi, USA

A Representative and a Senator from Mississippi; born near Winona, Montgomery County, Miss., December 18, 1857; attended the common schools in Panola County and the University of Mississippi at Oxford; graduated from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., in 1875; admitted to the bar in 1875 and commenced practice in Austin, Tunica County; moved to Oxford, Lafayette County, Miss., in 1877; member of the board of city aldermen; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1897, to May 31, 1898, when he resigned, having been appointed Senator; appointed and subsequently elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edward C. Walthall and served from May 31, 1898, to March 3, 1901; not a candidate for reelection; retired from active business and resided in Washington, D.C.; died in Oxford, Miss., March 21, 1918; interment in St. Peter's Cemetery. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac C Sullivan (1814 - 1878)
  Mary Ruth Clark Sullivan (1819 - 1861)
 
 Children:
  William Van Amberg Sullivan (1880 - 1957)*
  Murray Anderson Sullivan (1881 - 1941)*
  Belle Sullivan Fair (1884 - 1970)*
  Ellen Bailey Sullivan Woodward (1887 - 1971)*
  Elizabeth Sullivan Canon - Dutcher (1889 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  John E Sullivan (1840 - 1922)*
  Hampton Mundall Sullivan (1847 - 1886)*
  William Van Amberg Sullivan (1857 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oxford Memorial Cemetery
Oxford
Lafayette County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Oct 20, 2003
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