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James B. Frazier

James B. Frazier, American senator.

Background

  • Frazier, James B. was born on October 18, 1856 in Pikeville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas N. and Margaret (McReynolds) Frazier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1878, also graduate law department.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1881, and began practice at Chattanooga, Tennessee Presidential elector-at-large, 1900 and 1920. Governor of Tennessee, terms, 1902-1904, 1904-1906. Elected United States senator, March 21, 1905, to fill unexpired term (1905-1911) of William B. Bate, and resigned as governor, March 27, 1905.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married Louise Douglas Keith, January 10, 1883. Children: Annie Keith (Mistress.
    • father: Thomas N. Frazier
    • mother: Margaret (McReynolds) Frazier
    • spouse: Louise Douglas Keith
    • child: Annie Keith (Mrs Frazier
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    Born October 18, 1856
    Died March 28, 1937
    (aged 80)
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