James H. Hughes, U.S. Senator

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James Hurd Hughes

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

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