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Ben Mitchell Williamson (October 16, 1864 - June 23, 1941) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Kentucky. October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ...


Born in White Post in Pike County, Kentucky, Williamson attended the rural schools of Kentucky and Bethany College in West Virginia. He engaged in the wholesale hardware business at Catlettsburg, Kentucky, from 1886 to 1924, and then at Ashland, Kentucky in 1924. He also engaged in banking and in coal mining. He was one of the founders of the Kentucky Crippled Children's Commission, serving as president from 1924 to 1941. He was also a member of the board of charities and correction for the State of Kentucky from 1929 to 1930, and the director of the International Society for Crippled Children. Pike County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bethany College can refer to any of the following colleges: Bethany College in Scotts Valley, California Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas Bethany College of West Virginia Bethany Lutheran College This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 41st 62,809 km² 210 km 385 km 0. ... Hardware is the general term that is used to describe physical artifacts of a technology. ... Catlettsburg is a city located in Boyd County, Kentucky. ... City motto: A proud past. ... For other uses, see Bank (disambiguation). ... Wyoming coal mine Coal mining is the extraction of coal from the Earth for use as fuel. ...


Williamson was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate on November 4, 1930, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Frederic M. Sackett and his initial replacement by John M. Robsion. He served only from December 1, 1930, to March 3, 1931, and was not a candidate for election to a full term. Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Frederic Mosley Sackett (December 17, 1868-May 18, 1941) served as a United States Senator from Kentucky and ambassador to Germany during the Hoover Administration. ... John Marshall Robsion (January 2, 1873 - February 17, 1948), a Republican, represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Afterwards Williamson resumed the wholesale hardware business at Ashland, with residence in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, and was interested financially in various other business enterprises. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was intered in the Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum. Catlettsburg is a city located in Boyd County, Kentucky. ... Nickname: The Queen City Official website: http://www. ...

Preceded by:
John M. Robsion
United States Senator (Class 2) from Kentucky
1930–1931
Succeeded by:
Marvel M. Logan

John Marshall Robsion (January 2, 1873 - February 17, 1948), a Republican, represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Kentucky to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ...

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ESPN.com: NBA - Adroit Piston: Williamson wins Sixth Man Award (530 words)
Saturday, Pistons center-forward Ben Wallace was honored as NBA Defensive Player of the Year and celebrated with a 19-point, 20-rebound performance in Detroit's playoff-opening victory over Toronto on Sunday night.
Williamson continued to be effective in his role as the top man off the bench in rookie coach Rick Carlisle's rotation.
But Williamson was unhappy to be relegated to backup when the Kings acquired forward Chris Webber in May 1998 and was traded to Toronto in November 2000.
Union County Biographies - WILLIAMSON (807 words)
Williamson is now living on his estate, one and one-half miles east from Lagrande, and his time is given to farming, gardening, and mining, and he is one of the representative men of the county and has the good will and esteem of all.
Williamson is the mother of six children: Joseph, deceased; Samuel B., married, and living in Lagrande; Elizabeth S., deceased; Hanna M., wife of R.J. Rogers, and living in Lagrande; John T., married to Winnie Wilkinson, and living in Lagrande; Sarah J., deceased.
Williamson is very active and enjoys good health and is able to relate many thrilling anecdotes of the early pioneer history and hardships that are too little written that the succeeding generations may know what it cost to wrest this land from the grasp of the savage Indian and introduce here the abode of civilization.
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