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Daniel Bedinger Lucas

jurist

Daniel Bedinger Lucas, American jurist. member West Virginia legislature, 1884-1887.

Background

Lucas, Daniel Bedinger was born on March 16, 1836 in Charlestown, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Virginia (Bedinger) Lucas.

Education

Student University of Virginia. (Doctor of Laws, University of West Virginia, 1883). On staff General H. A. Wise, in Civil War.

Career

Henry L. Brooke, of Richmond, Virginia, October 7, 1869. Presidential elector, 1872, 1876, 1884, 1896. Member West Virginia legislature, 1884-1887.

United States senator under governor’s appointment, 1887-1888. President Superior Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1888-1893. Resumed law practice.

Nat. elector, 1896, on the Bryan ticket. Author: Memoir of John Yates Beall, 1865. Poems and Madrigals, 1884.

Nicaragua and the Filibusters, 1895. Hour Glass Series; etc. Home: Charlestown, West Virginia.

Works

  • Author: Memoir of John Yates Beall, 1865. Poems and Madrigals, 1884. Nicaragua and the Filibusters, 1895.

    Hour Glass Series

  • etc.

Membership

Member West Virginia legislature, 1884-1887.

Connections

Married Lena T., d.

father:
William Lucas

mother:
Virginia (Bedinger) Lucas

spouse:
Lena T.