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William C. Bruce

William Cabell Bruce (b. March 12, 1860, d. May 9, 1946) was a Democratic member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland from 1923-1929. March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Official languages English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,296,486 (19th)  - Density 165 /km² (5th) Admission into... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Bruce was born in Staunton Hill, Virginia and received an academic education at Norwood High School and College in Nelson County, Virginia. He later attended the University of Virginia and graduated from the University of Maryland Law School at Baltimore in 1882. Bruce was admitted to the Maryland bar the same year and commenced law practice in Baltimore, Maryland. Nelson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... The University of Virginia (also referred to as UVa and often called simply Virginia for short) is a research university in Charlottesville, Virginia. ... University of Maryland, Baltimore, located on 56 acres (230,000 m²) in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, is part of the University System of Maryland. ... 1882 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A bar association is a body of lawyers who, in some jurisdictions, are responsible for the regulation of the legal profession. ... Motto: BELIEVE (formerly The City That Reads) Nickname: Charm City Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated  30 July 1729  1797 County  Independent city Mayor  Martin J. OMalley (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water  349. ...


Along with being a lawyer, Bruce was a writer, and received the distinguished Pulitzer Prize in 1917 for his autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Bruce began his political career in the Maryland State Senate, serving from 1894-1896, and was appointed as president of the Senate in 1896. He served as head of the city law department of Baltimore from 1903-1908; as a member of the Baltimore Charter Commission in 1910; and as general counsel to the Public Service Commission of Maryland from 1910-1922, at which time he resigned. Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-04-13, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Benjamin Franklin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze 1777 For the former mayor of Nepean, see Ben Franklin (politician) Dr. Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was an American printer, journalist, publisher, author, philanthropist, abolitionist, public servant, scientist, librarian, diplomat, and inventor. ... The Maryland State Senate is the upper house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 in topic: Arts Architecture- Art- Film- Literature- Music- Television Science and technology Aviation- Rail transport- Science Other topics Australia- Canada- Ireland- South Africa- Sport Births- Deaths Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious leaders 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


Bruce was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator in 1916, but achieved election six years later in the election of 1922. Bruce was defeated in the next election in 1928 by Republican Phillips Lee Goldsborough, and resumed the practice of law in Baltimore until 1937, when he retired. He died in Ruxton, Maryland, and is buried at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church Cemetery in Garrison, Maryland. 1916 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue, Farmer-Labor pickup in orange The U.S. Senate election, 1922 was an election for the United States Senate which occurred in the middle of Republican President Warren G. Hardings... Results -- Republican holds in light red, pickups in dark red, Democratic holds in light blue, pickups in dark blue The U.S. Senate election, 1928 was an election for the United States Senate which coincided with the election of Republican Herbert Hoover as President. ... Categories: People stubs | 1865 births | 1946 deaths | Governors of Maryland | United States Senators ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Garrison is a census-designated place located in Baltimore County, Maryland. ...


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Preceded by:
Joseph I. France
Class 1 U.S. Senator from Maryland
1923—1929
Succeeded by:
Phillips Lee Goldsborough


Joseph France Joseph Irvin France (b. ... Maryland ratified the Constitution on April 28, 1788. ... Categories: People stubs | 1865 births | 1946 deaths | Governors of Maryland | United States Senators ...


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www.brucefamily.com - Family of Bruce International, Inc. - Bruce Biographies (3148 words)
Educated in England and France, Thomas Bruce succeeded to the Earldoms of Elgin and Kincardine in 1771, entered the army in 1785, and was successively envoy to the Holy Roman Empire, to Brussels, to Berlin and to the Ottoman Empire.
Bruce served as Australian delegate to the League of Nations and in 1936 was president of the council.
Eli Metcalfe Bruce, born near Flemingsburg, Ky., February 22, 1828, was not a soldier of the Confederacy, but was with the army on many battlefields and spent a fortune for the relief of the sick and disabled.
PEHI - Project for the Exposure of Hidden Institutions - Pilgrims Society membership list (14585 words)
After an apprenticeship in law he was admitted to the bar in 1884 and entered the law office of William F. Harrity, with whom he formed a law partnership in 1891.
One of the closest allies of the Bruce (at the time) were the St. Clairs, which have also been represented in the Pilgrims Society.
In 1946, Bruce was vice chairman of the United Hospital Fund.
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