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  • ID: I530945
  • Name: William Cabell BRUCE
  • RELA: 10th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 MAR 1860 in Charlotte Co., VA
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Maryland BET 4 MAR 1923 AND 4 MAR 1929
  • Death: 9 MAY 1946 in Baltimore Co., MD
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. William Cabell Bruce
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  • Note:
    BRUCE, William Cabell, a Senator from Maryland; born in Staunton Hill, Charlotte County, Va., March 12, 1860; received an academic education at Norwood High School and College, Nelson County, Va.; attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; graduated from the University of Maryland Law School at Baltimore in 1882; admitted to the Maryland bar the same year and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; lawyer and writer; received the Pulitzer Prize in 1917 for his biography of Benjamin Franklin; member, State senate 1894-1896, serving as president in 1896; head of the city law department of Baltimore 1903-1908; member, Baltimore Charter Commission 1910; general counsel to the Public Service Commission of Maryland 1910-1922, when he resigned; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator in 1916; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1923, to March 3, 1929; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928; resumed the practice of law in Baltimore until 1937, when he retired; died in Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md., May 9, 1946; interment in St. Thomas' Episcopal Church Cemetery, Garrison, Md.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Charles BRUCE b: 17 AUG 1826
    Mother: Sarah Alexander SEDDON b: 19 JUL 1829

    Marriage 1 Louise Este FISHER
      Children
      1. Has Children David Kirkpatrick Este BRUCE b: 12 FEB 1898 in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD

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