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  Heyburn, Weldon B.
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NameWeldon B. Heyburn
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Wallace, Idaho , United States
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Born May 23, 1852
DiedOctober 17, 1912 (60 years)
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Dec 08, 2011 12:53am
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InfoHEYBURN, 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.

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  01/12/1909 ID US Senate Won 75.34% (+60.27%)
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