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William Dallas Bynum

congressman

William Dallas Bynum, American congressman. member Ind; member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895); member commn.

Background

Bynum, William Dallas was born on June 26, 1846 in Newberry, Indiana, United States. Son of Daniel A. Bynum.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana U., 1869.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1869. Practiced at Washington, Indiana, 1869-1881, Indianapolis, since 1881. City attorney, Washington, 1871-1875, mayor, 1875-1879.

Presidential elector, 1876. Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1882-1883 (speaker 1883). Member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895).

Member of commission to revise laws of the United States, 1900-1906. Active in organization of National (Gold-Standard) Democratic party, 1896 (chairman nat. committee, 1896-1898).

Membership

Member Ind; member 49th to 53d Congresses (1885-1895). Member commn.

Connections

father:
Daniel A. Bynum. Bynum