|Name||Weldon B. Heyburn|
Wallace, Idaho , United States
|| May 23, 1852
|Died||October 17, 1912
Dec 08, 2011 12:53am
|Info||HEYBURN, Weldon Brinton, a Senator from Idaho; born near Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pa., May 23, 1852; attended the public schools, Maplewood Institute, Concordville, Pa., and the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1876 and commenced practice in Media, Pa.; moved to Shoshone County, Idaho, in 1883 and continued the practice of law in Wallace. |
Member of the convention that framed the constitution of the State of Idaho in 1889.
Candidate for U.S. House (R-ID) 1898.
Republican National Committeeman for Idaho 1904-1908
U.S. Senate (R-ID) 1903-1912; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Fifty-eighth through Sixty-second Congresses)
Died in Washington, D.C., October 17, 1912; interment in Lafayette Cemetery, near Chadds Ford, Pa.