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Encyclopedia > James W. Bradbury

James Ware Bradbury (June 10, 1802January 6, 1901) was a United States Senator from Maine. June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... --69. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Born in Parsonsfield, Maine, he attended the common schools and Gorham Academy. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1825, he became principal of Hallowell Academy and founder of the first normal school in New England, at Effingham, New Hampshire, in 1829. Parsonsfield is a town located in York County, Maine. ... A normal school is an institution for training teachers. ... The states marked in red show New England. ... Effingham is a town located in Carroll County, New Hampshire. ...


He then studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Augusta, Maine, in 1830. There he was for a time editor of the Maine Patriot, and was prosecuting attorney for the county from 1834 until 1838. He was a member of the Baltimore convention of 1844, which nominated James K. Polk for the presidency. Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795–June 15, 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. ...


He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1847, until March 3, 1853, when he declined to be a candidate for reelection (returning, at the close of his term, to the practice of his profession). While in the Senate he chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Printing and the U.S. Senate Committee on Retrenchment. He was chairman of a select committee on French spoilations. The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


He served as a trustee of Bowdoin College in 1861 and was corresponding secretary of the Maine Historical Society and then president of that body from 1867 to 1887. Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1794, located in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. ...


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External links

  • Bio of James W. Bradbury: As found in Representative Men of Maine

 
 

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