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Daniel Moore Bates

jurist

Daniel Moore Bates, American jurist.

Background

Bates, Daniel Moore was born on January 28, 1821 in Laurel, Delaware, United States. Son of Review Jacob and Mary (Jones) Moore.

Education

Adopted by Martin Waltham Bates after death of parents. Graduate Dickinson College, 1839, A.M. (honorary), 1842.

Career

Admitted to Delaware bar, 1842. Secretary of state Delaware, 1847-1851. Commissioner for revision state laws Delaware General Assembly, 1849.

United States district attorney for Delaware, 1852-1861 delegate from Delaware to Washington (District of Columbia) Peace Conference, 1861. Chancellor Delaware, 1865-1873. President History Society Del.

Connections

Married Margaret Handy, November 1844.

father:
Review Jacob Moore

mother:
Mary (Jones) Moore

spouse:
Margaret Handy