Benjamin Franklin Shively Edit Profile
Educated Northern Indiana Normal School. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1886.
In practice at South Bend, Indiana, since 1886. Elected to 48th Congress, 1884, for unexpired term (1884-1885) of William H. Calkins, resigned. Reëlected to 50th, 51st and 52d Congresses (1887-1893), 13th Indiana District Democratic nominee for government of Indiana, 1896.
Received Democratic vote in Indiana Legislature, for United States senator, 1903, 05. Elected United States senator for term, 1909-1915. President trustees Indiana U., Bloomington.
Home: South Bend, Ind.
Married Laura Jenks, June 19, 1889.