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William Cabell Bruce

William Cabell Bruce, American ex-senator. awarded Pulitzer prize, as best biography of year); awarded medal as best debater of Jefferson Lit. Member Maryland Senate, 1894-1896 (president 1896); member Baltimore Charter Commission, 1910; member United States Senate, term 1923-1929.

Background

  • Bruce, William Cabell was born on March 12, 1860 in Staunton Hill, Charlotte., County, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles and Sarah (Seddon) Bruce.

  • Education

    • Norwood (Virginia) High school and College, 1875-1878). University of Virginia, 1879-1880. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland.

      Doctor of Laws, Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia. Doctor of Laws, Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland., 1930.

    Career

    • Of Judge William A. Fisher, October 15, 1887. Children—James, David K.E.

    Works

    • Author: Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed, 1918 (awarded Pulitzer prize, as best biography of year). Below the James, 1918. John Randolph of Roanoke 1923.Seven Great Baltimore Lawyers, 1931. Recollections, 1931

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member, Maryland Senate, 1894, President, 1896. Head of Baltimore Law Department, 1903-1908. Member, Baltimore Charter Commission, 1910.

    General Counsel, Public Service communications Maryland, 1910-1922, re-appointed since 1929. Member, United States Senate, 1923-1929. Author: Benjamin Franklin, Self Revealed (two vols.), 1918.

    Below the James, 1918. John Randolph of Roanoke (two vols.), 1923. Member, Maryland State Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Louise E., d. Children: James, David K.E. Member.
    • father: Charles Bruce
    • mother: Sarah (Seddon) Bruce
    • spouse: Louise E.
    • children: James Bruce
    • David K.E. Member Bruce
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    Born March 12, 1860
    Died May 9, 1946
    (aged 86)
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