James Hurd Hughes

James Hurd Hughes

Birth
Felton, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 29 Aug 1953 (aged 86)
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Burial Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 6860097 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He attended the Collegiate Institute, taught school (1885-89), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced to practice law at Dover, Delaware. He also engaged in agricultural pursuits, was the Delaware State Secretary (1897-1901) and a Democratic presidential elector in 1912. In 1936, he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate, serving until 1943. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he continued the practice of law and was director of the Farmers Bank of Dover, Delaware, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 18 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6860097
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Hurd Hughes (14 Jan 1867–29 Aug 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6860097, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .