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 William Cabell Bruce

William Cabell Bruce

Birth
Charlotte County, Virginia, USA
Death 9 May 1946 (aged 86)
Ruxton, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 6394854 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Virginia, graduated from the University of Maryland Law School, in 1882, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a member of the Maryland State Senate, (1894-96), head of the city law department of Baltimore, (1903-08), a member of the Baltimore Charter Commission, in 1910 and general counsel to the Public Service Commission of Maryland, (1910-22). Also an accomplished writer, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1918, for his book, "Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed" (1917). In 1923, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1929. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until 1937, when he retired.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 6 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6394854
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Cabell Bruce (12 Mar 1860–9 May 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6394854, citing Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .