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  Daniel, John W.
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NameJohn W. Daniel
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Lynchburg, Virginia , United States
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Born September 05, 1842
DiedJune 29, 1910 (67 years)
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Jun 11, 2016 06:41pm
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InfoDANIEL, John Warwick, a Representative and a Senator from Virginia; born in Lynchburg, Va., September 5, 1842; attended private schools, Lynchburg College, and Dr. Gessner Harrison’s University School; during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army 1861-1864, attaining the rank of major; permanently disabled in the Battle of the Wilderness in May 1864; studied law at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced practice at Lynchburg, Va.; member, State house of delegates 1869-1872; member, State senate 1875-1881; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1881; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1887); did not seek renomination in 1886, having been elected Senator; elected in 1885 as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1891, 1897, 1904, and 1910, and served from March 4, 1887, until his death on June 29, 1910; died before his credentials for the last election could be presented; chairman, Committee on Revision of the Laws of the United States (Fifty-third Congress), Committee on Corporations Organized in the District of Columbia (Fifty-fifth Congress), Committee on Public Health and National Quarantine (Sixtieth Congress), Committee on Private Land Claims (Sixty-first Congress); died in Lynchburg, Va.; interment in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Vote totals for elections in which was nominated for the Hall of Fame for Great Americans (1900-1965): 1960-0.


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  11/03/1904 VA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1898 VA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/11/1896 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 2.90% (-27.65%)
  11/03/1892 VA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1886 VA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1884 VA - District 06 Won 55.95% (+11.89%)
  11/08/1881 VA Governor Lost 47.03% (-5.93%)
  12/16/1879 VA US Senate Lost 0.72% (-56.52%)
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