William E. Mason, U.S. Senator

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William Ernset Mason

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, New York, United States
Death: June 16, 1921 (70)
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis James Mason and Nancy Mason
Husband of Edith Julia Mason
Father of Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck, U.S. Congress

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About William E. Mason, U.S. Senator

William Ernest Mason, (father of Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck), a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born in Franklinville, Cattaragus County, N.Y., July 7, 1850; moved with his parents to Bentonsport, Van Buren County, Iowa, in 1858; attended the Bentonsport Academy and Birmingham College 1863-1865; taught school in Bentonsport 1866-1868, and in Des Moines, Iowa, 1868-1870; studied law; moved to Chicago, Ill., in 1872; admitted to the bar and commenced practice; member, State house of representatives 1879; member, State senate 1882-1885; elected as a Republican to the Fiftieth and Fifty-first Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1891); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law in Chicago; elected to the United States Senate as a Republican and served from March 4, 1897, to March 3, 1903; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses), Committee on Post Office and Post Roads (Fifty-seventh Congress); again resumed the practice of law in Chicago; elected to the Sixty-fifth, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1917, until his death in Washington, D.C., on June 16, 1921; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Ill.

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William E. Mason, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1850
July 7, 1850
Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, New York, United States
1882
September 14, 1882
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
1921
June 16, 1921
Age 70
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, United States