Martin W. Bates, U.S. Senator

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Martin Waltham Bates

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Birthplace: Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Death: January 01, 1869 (82)
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, United States
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Son of Martin Bates and Catherine Liston Bates
Husband of Mary Bates

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About Martin W. Bates, U.S. Senator

Martin Waltham Bates, a Senator from Delaware; born in Salisbury, Conn., February 24, 1786; attended the common schools; moved to Delaware and taught school for several years; studied medicine and later studied law; admitted to the bar in 1822 and commenced practice in Dover, Kent County, Del.; member, State house of representatives 1826; delegate to the State constitutional convention 1852; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John M. Clayton and served from January 14, 1857, to March 3, 1859; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858; resumed the practice of law until his death in Dover, Del., January 1, 1869; interment in the Old Methodist Cemetery.

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Martin W. Bates, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1786
February 24, 1786
Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
1869
January 1, 1869
Age 82
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, United States