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United States senator

Carter Glass, United States senator. Member Virginia Senate, 1899-1903; member State Constitutional Convention, 1901; member 57th to 65th Congresses, inclusive (1902-1919), 6th Virginia District; Member board visitors, University of Virginia, 8 years,; member commission on Resolutions, Democratic National Convention, 1932, and assisted in drafting platform; Member Phi Beta Kappa (William and Mary College).

Background

Glass, Carter was born on January 4, 1858 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Henry and Augusta (Christian) Glass.

Education

Education public private schools, Lynchburg. Doctor of Laws, Lafayette College, University of North Carolina, Washington and Lee University, Wesleyan University (Connecticut), Tufts, William and Mary (Virginia), Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Hamilton College, University of New York. Doctor of Laws, Lynchburg College, 1941.

Career

Owner Daily News (morning), and Daily Advance (afternoon), Lynchburg.

Religion

The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

Member Virginia Senate, 1899-1903. Member State Constitutional Convention, 1901. Member 57th to 65th Congresses, inclusive (1902-1919), 6th Virginia District.

Member board visitors, University of Virginia, 8 years. Member commission on Resolutions, Democratic National Convention, 1932, and assisted in drafting platform. Member Phi Beta Kappa (William and Mary College).

Connections

Married Aurelia Caldwell.; married second, Mistress. Children: Powell, Carter, Mary Archer, Augusta Christian.

father:
Robert Henry Glass

mother:
Augusta (Christian) Glass

spouse:
Aurelia Caldwell

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Powell Glass

child:
Carter Glass

child:
Mary Archer Glass

child:
Augusta Christian Glass