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  Bailey, J. William
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NameJ. William Bailey
Address Wake County
Raleigh, North Carolina , United States
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Born September 14, 1873
DiedDecember 15, 1946 (73 years)
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Dec 26, 2014 01:48pm
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InfoBAILEY, Josiah William, a Senator from North Carolina; born in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., September 14, 1873; moved with his parents to Raleigh, N.C., in 1877; attended the public schools and Raleigh Male Academy; graduated from Wake Forest College in 1893; editor of the Biblical Recorder 1893-1907; member of the State board of agriculture 1896-1900; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in Raleigh, N.C.; United States collector of internal revenue for North Carolina 1913-1921; member of the North Carolina Constitutional Commission in 1915; trustee of the University of North Carolina 1930.

U.S. Senator (D-NC) 1931 until his death in Raleigh on December 15, 1946; chairman, Committee on Claims (Seventy-third through Seventy-fifth Congresses), Committee on Commerce (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-ninth Congresses); interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

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  11/03/1942 NC US Senate Won 65.91% (+31.83%)
  05/30/1942 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 69.05% (+38.11%)
  11/03/1936 NC US Senate Won 70.77% (+41.54%)
  06/06/1936 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 52.51% (+13.39%)
  11/04/1930 NC US Senate Won 60.62% (+21.23%)
  06/07/1930 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 60.19% (+21.15%)
  06/07/1924 NC Governor - D Primary Lost 35.60% (-28.80%)
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