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  Bates, James W.
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AffiliationDemocratic-Republican   
NameJames W. Bates
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Arkansas, Arkansas , United States
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Born August 25, 1788
DiedDecember 26, 1846 (58 years)
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Jul 16, 2006 10:28am
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InfoBATES, James Woodson, (brother of Edward Bates), a Delegate from the Territory of Arkansas; born in Goochland County, Va., August 25, 1788; attended Yale College and was graduated from Princeton College in 1807; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Virginia; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1816, and thence to the Post of Arkansas in 1819; elected as first Delegate from Arkansas to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses and served from December 21, 1819, to March 3, 1823; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1822 to the Eighteenth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Batesville, Ark.; judge of the fourth judicial circuit of Arkansas Territory 1824-1828; judge of the superior court of Arkansas 1828-1832; delegate to the Arkansas state constitutional convention in 1835; judge of the probate court of Crawford County in 1836; register of the land office in Clarksville 1841-1845; died in Van Buren, Crawford County, Ark., December 26, 1846; interment in the family burying ground at Moores Rock, Crawford (now Sebastian) County, Ark.

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Father Thomas Flemming Bates 1742-1805
Brother Frederick Bates 1777-1825
Brother Edward Bates 1793-1869

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  08/04/1825 AR Territorial Delegate Lost 19.78% (-60.44%)
  08/04/1821 AR Territorial Delegate Won 51.45% (+2.90%)
  08/04/1819 AR Territorial Delegate - Initial Election Won 32.09% (+5.86%)
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