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  Bates, Edward
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NameEdward Bates
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St. Louis, Missouri , United States
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Born September 04, 1793
DiedMarch 25, 1869 (75 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Aug 01, 2021 03:15pm
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Info(brother of James Woodson Bates), a Representative from Missouri; born in Belmont, Goochland County, Va., September 4, 1793; attended Charlotte Hall Academy, Maryland; acted as sergeant in a volunteer brigade during the War of 1812; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1814; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1817 and practiced; circuit prosecuting attorney in 1818; member of the State constitutional convention in 1820; State's attorney in 1820; member of the State house of representatives in 1822; United States district attorney 1821-1826; elected to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1828 to the Twenty-first Congress; resumed the practice of law; member of the State senate in 1830; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1834; declined the appointment as Secretary of War in 1850 in the Cabinet of President Fillmore; judge of the St. Louis land court 1853-1856; presided at the Whig National Convention in 1856; appointed by President Lincoln as Attorney General of the United States and served from March 5, 1861, to September 1864; died in St. Louis, Mo., March 25, 1869; interment in Bellefontaine Cemetery; removed from Bellefontaine Cemetery, place of reinterment not known.


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FAMILY
Father Thomas Flemming Bates 1742-1805
Brother Frederick Bates 1777-1825
Brother James W. Bates 1788-1846

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RACES
  03/05/1861 US Attorney General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/18/1860 US President - R Convention Lost 6.69% (-40.73%)
  06/20/1852 US President - W Convention Lost 0.61% (-47.72%)
  06/20/1852 US Vice President - W Convention Lost 18.51% (-37.98%)
  08/04/1828 MO At-Large Lost 39.45% (-21.09%)
  08/07/1826 MO At-Large Won 61.47% (+22.95%)
  09/01/1820 MO Attorney General Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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