William Bates Francis

William Bates Francis

Birth
Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Dec 1954 (aged 94)
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 6851957 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1889 and commenced to practice law in Martins Ferry, Ohio, he was city solicitor, (1897-98, 1900) a member of the board of school examiners of Martins Ferry, (1903-08) and a member of the board of education of Martins Ferry, (1908-11). In 1911, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses, serving until 1915. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and served as chairman of the Ohio State Civil Service, (1931-35). He died in retirement at the age of 94.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 13 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6851957
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Bates Francis (25 Oct 1860–5 Dec 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6851957, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .