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  Kyle, James H.
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NameJames H. Kyle
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, South Dakota , United States
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Born February 24, 1854
DiedJuly 01, 1901 (47 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Feb 05, 2013 03:50pm
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InfoKYLE, James Henderson, a Senator from South Dakota; born near Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, on February 24, 1854; attended the public schools; completed a course of civil engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1871; graduated from Oberlin (Ohio) College in 1878; prepared for admission to the bar, but entered the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa., and graduated in 1882; pastor of Congregational churches in Echo and Salt Lake City, Utah, 1882-1885; moved to Ipswich and later to Aberdeen, S.Dak.; pastor; financial secretary of Yankton College; elected to the State senate in 1890; elected as an Independent to the United States Senate in 1891; reelected in 1897 and served from March 4, 1891, until his death; chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Fifty-third, Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses), Committee to Establish the University of the United States (Fifty-fourth Congress); chairman of the United States Industrial Commission 1898-1901; died in Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak., July 1, 1901; interment in Riverside Cemetery.


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