Joseph Lafayette Rawlins
Joseph Lafayette Rawlins, American senator.
Rawlins, Joseph Lafayette was born on March 28, 1850 in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. Son of Joseph Sharp and Mary (Frost) Rawlins.
Lived on farm until 18 years of age. Completed a classical course in Indiana U., but was not graduate. Doctor of Laws, University of Utah, 1910.
Professor, University of Deseret, Salt Lake City, 1873-1875. Admitted to bar, 1875, in practice at Salt Lake City, since 1875. Delaware 53d Congress (1893-1895).
United States senator, 1897-1903.