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Willard Saulsbury

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Willard Saulsbury, American senator. member Saulsbury, Morris & Rodney; member Dem; member exec.

Background

Saulsbury, Willard was born on April 17, 1861 in Georgetown, Delaware, United States. Son of Willard and Annie Milby (Ponder) Saulsbury.

Education

Educated private schools and University of Virginia.

Career

Victor du Pont, of Delaware, December 5, 1893. In practice at Wilmington, October since 1882. With Victor du Pont, 1882-1888.

Became senior member Saulsbury, Morris & Rodney. Consolidated Wilmington st. rys. and electric companies. Organized, and director Equitable Trust Company.

Director Union National Bank, etc. Chairman Democratic State Committee, 1900-1906, Democratic Company Executive Committee, 1892-1898. Member Democratic National Committee, 1908-1920, and member Executive Committee.

Democratic caucus nominee for United States senator, 1899, 1901, 03, 05, 07, 11. Elected United States senator for term 1913-1919 (president pro tem. United States Senate, December 1916-March 4, 1919).

On advisory committee Limitation of Armament Conference, Washington, 1921-1922. American del Pan-American Conference, Santiago, Chile, 1923.

Membership

Member Saulsbury, Morris & Rodney. Member Dem; member exec.

Connections

Married May, d.

father:
Willard Saulsbury

mother:
Annie Milby (Ponder) Saulsbury

spouse:
May