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Martin Waltham Bates
Birth: Feb. 24, 1786
Salisbury
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1869
Dover
Kent County
Delaware, USA

US Senator. He served as a member of the Delaware State House of Representatives in 1826, and was appointed as a Delegate to the Delaware State Constitutional Convention held in 1852. He was elected as a Democratic Senator from Delaware to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Middleton Clayton and served from 1857 to 1859. He unsuccessfully tried to retain his seat through reelection, and was defeated for the seat by Willard Saulsbury Sr. (bio by: Russ Pickett) 
 
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  Mary Hillyard Bates (1778 - 1847)
 
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Husband of Mary Hillyard Bates
 
Burial:
Old Presbyterian Cemetery
Dover
Kent County
Delaware, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7525102
Martin Waltham Bates
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
Martin Waltham Bates
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
Martin Waltham Bates
Added by: Russ Pickett
 
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