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William Dallas Bynum

William Dallas Bynum, American congressman. member Ind; member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895); member commn.

Background

  • Bynum, William Dallas was born on June 26, 1846 in Newberry, Indiana, United States. Son of Daniel A. Bynum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana U., 1869.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1869. Practiced at Washington, Indiana, 1869-1881, Indianapolis, since 1881. City attorney, Washington, 1871-1875, mayor, 1875-1879.

      Presidential elector, 1876. Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1882-1883 (speaker 1883). Member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895).

      Member of commission to revise laws of the United States, 1900-1906. Active in organization of National (Gold-Standard) Democratic party, 1896 (chairman nat. committee, 1896-1898).

    Membership

    Member Ind; member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895). Member commn.

    Connections

    • father: Daniel A. Bynum. Bynum
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    Died October 21, 1927
    (aged 81)
    Nationality