James Woodson Bates

James Woodson Bates

Birth
Goochland County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Dec 1846 (aged 58)
Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 25735457 · View Source
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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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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 4 Apr 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25735457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Woodson Bates (25 Aug 1788–26 Dec 1846), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25735457, citing Bates Family Burying Ground at Moores Rock, Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .