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  • ID: I103579
  • Name: LeBaron Bradford COLT
  • RELA: 6th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 JUN 1846 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
  • Death: 18 AUG 1924
  • Burial: Juniper Hill Cem., Bristol, RI
  • Event: Pic LeBaron Bradford Colt tombstone
  • Event: Pic LeBaron Bradford Colt
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1913 AND 18 AUG 1924 United States Senator from Rhode Island
  • Event: Elected BET 1879 AND 1881 Rhode Island House of Representatives
  • GRAD: 1868 Yale University
  • GRAD: 1870 Columbia College
  • Event: Appointed BET 1881 AND 1884 U.S. District Judge, 1st Judicial District
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Note:
    COLT, LeBaron Bradford, a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Dedham, Dedham County, Mass., June 25, 1846; attended the public schools and Williston Seminary; graduated from Yale University in 1868 and from the law department of Columbia College, New York City, in 1870; devoted a year to European travel; upon his return to the United States in 1871 was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Chicago, Ill.; moved to Bristol, R.I., in 1875 and practiced law in Providence, R.I.; member, State house of representatives 1879-1881; appointed by President James Garfield United States district judge for the first judicial district 1881-1884, when he was appointed by President Chester Arthur presiding judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the first circuit; elected in 1913 as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected in 1919 and served from March 4, 1913, until his death in Bristol, R.I., August 18, 1924; chairman, Committee on Conservation of Natural Resources (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Immigration (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-eighth Congresses); interment in Juniper Hill Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Christopher COLT , Jr. b: 2 MAR 1812 in Connecticut
    Mother: Theodora Goujaud DEWOLF b: 12 OCT 1820 in Bristol, Bristol Co., RI

    Marriage 1 Mary Louise LEDYARD b: 5 NOV 1851 in Wisconsin
    • Married: 17 DEC 1873
    1. Has No Children Theodora L. COLT b: 27 JAN 1875 in Illinois
    2. Has No Children LeBaron Carleton COLT b: 26 FEB 1877 in Rhode Island
    3. Has No Children Guy Pomeroy COLT b: 4 DEC 1878 in Rhode Island
    4. Has No Children Mary Louise COLT b: 25 JUL 1880 in Rhode Island
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth L. COLT b: 29 OCT 1887 in Rhode Island
    6. Has No Children Beatrice COLT b: 1 JUN 1891
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