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James B. Frazier

senator

James B. Frazier, American senator.

Background

Frazier, James B. was born on October 18, 1856 in Pikeville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas N. and Margaret (McReynolds) Frazier.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1878, also graduate law department.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1881, and began practice at Chattanooga, Tennessee Presidential elector-at-large, 1900 and 1920. Governor of Tennessee, terms, 1902-1904, 1904-1906. Elected United States senator, March 21, 1905, to fill unexpired term (1905-1911) of William B. Bate, and resigned as governor, March 27, 1905.

Connections

Married Louise Douglas Keith, January 10, 1883. Children: Annie Keith (Mistress.

father:
Thomas N. Frazier

mother:
Margaret (McReynolds) Frazier

spouse:
Louise Douglas Keith

child:
Annie Keith (Mrs Frazier