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Joseph Weldon BAILEY, Jr.

(1892-1943)

BAILEY, Joseph Weldon, Jr., (son of Joseph Weldon Bailey), a Representative from Texas; born in Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex., December 15, 1892; attended the public schools in Gainesville, Tex., and Washington, D.C.; graduated from Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1915; graduated from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1919; United States Army, 1917-1919; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); was not a candidate for renomination in 1934, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate; United State Marine Corps, 1942-1943; died on July 17, 1943, in Gainesville, Tex.; interment in Gainesville Cemetery, Gainesville, Tex.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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