John Worth Kern Edit Profile
Preparatory education at Kokomo (Indiana) High School. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1869.
Admitted to bar, 1869. Practiced at Kokomo, 1869-1885, Indianapolis, since 1885. Candidate for member Indiana House of Representatives, 1870.
City attorney, Kokomo, 6 terms, 1871-1884. Reporter Supreme Court, 1885-1889, and edited public Volumes 100-116 Indiana Reports. Member Indiana Senate, 1893-1897.
Special assistant United States district attorney, 1893-1894. City solicitor, Indianapolis, 1897-1901. Candidate for government, 1900, 1904.
Received vote of party for United States senator, 1905. Democratic nominee for Vice-President of the United States, 1908. United States senator, term 1911-1917.
Chairman Democratic conference and majority floor leader, United States Senate, 1914-1915.
Member Indiana Senate, 1893-1897.
Married Annie Hazzard, November 10, 1870 (died 1884). Married second, Araminta Cooper, December 23, 1885.