James H. Hughes, U.S. Senator

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James Hurd Hughes

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Birthplace: Felton, Kent, DE, USA
Death: August 29, 1953 (86)
Lewes, Kent, DE, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Ebenezer Hughes and Rebecca Hughes
Husband of Caroline Raymond Hughes
Father of Private; Private and James Hurd Hughes, II
Brother of Samuel Carl Hughes; Elizabeth Hughes; Mary A Hughes; Eben Reed Hughes; Albert Tilden Hughes and 3 others

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About James H. Hughes, U.S. Senator

James Hurd Hughes, a Senator from Delaware; born on a farm near Felton, Kent County, Del., January 14, 1867; attended the public schools and Collegiate Institute in Dover, Del., and also received instruction from private tutors; taught school in Kent County, Del., 1885-1889; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice at Dover, Del.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits and banking; secretary of State of Delaware 1897-1901; Democratic presidential elector 1912; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Delaware in 1916; elected as a Democrat in 1936 to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1937, to January 2, 1943; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942; returned to Dover, Del., and continued the practice of law; director of the Farmers Bank, Dover, Del., from 1905 until his death; died in Lewes, Del., August 29, 1953; interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Del.

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James H. Hughes, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1867
January 14, 1867
Felton, Kent, DE, USA
1917
June 18, 1917
Age 50
Dover, Kent, DE, USA
1953
August 29, 1953
Age 86
Lewes, Kent, DE, USA