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Senator

Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver, American senator.

Background

Dolliver, Jonathan Prentiss was born on February 6, 1858 in near Kingwood, West Virginia, United States. Son of Review James J. and Eliza J. (Brown) Dolliver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1875. (Doctor of Laws, Bethany College, 1900, Cornell College, Iowa, 1902, Miami University, 1905).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1878. Established practice at Fort Dodge, Iowa. Elected 51st to 56th Congresses (1889-1901), 10th Iowa District.

Appointed United States senator, August 23, 1900, for unexpired term (1900-1901), of John H. Gear. deceased. Elected for terms, 1901-1907, 1907-1913.

Connections

Married Louise Pearsons, November 20, 1895.

father:
Review James J. Dolliver

mother:
Eliza J. (Brown) Dolliver

spouse:
Louise Pearsons