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Charles William Fulton
Charles William Fulton (August 24, 1853January 27, 1918) was an American lawyer and politician in the state of Oregon. A native of Ohio, he grew up in Iowa and Nebraska before settling in Astoria, Oregon. A Republican, he served in the Oregon State Senate, including time as List of Presidents of the Oregon State Senate, President of the Senate, before he was elected as United States Senator from Oregon. Early life Charles William Fulton was born in Lima, Ohio, on August 24, 1853, to Jacob and Eliza A. Fulton.Corning, Howard M. (1989) ''Dictionary of Oregon History''. Binfords & Mort Publishing. p. 94. The family moved to Iowa in 1855 and settled in Magnolia, Iowa, Magnolia, Harrison County, Iowa, Harrison County. Fulton attended the common schools there, and then moved to Pawnee City, Nebraska, in 1870 where he was educated at the Pawnee City Academy. He taught school while he studied law in Nebraska, and passed the bar (law), bar in April 1875 in that state. Three days after pass ...
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Bar (law)
In law, the bar is the legal profession as an institution. The term is a metonym for the line (or "bar") that separates the parts of a courtroom reserved for spectators and those reserved for participants in a trial such as lawyers. In the United Kingdom, the term "the Bar" refers only to the professional organisation for barristers (referred to in Scotland as advocates); the other type of UK lawyer, solicitors, have their own body, the Law Society. Correspondingly, being "called to the Bar" refers to admission to the profession of barristers, not solicitors. Courtroom division The origin of the term ''bar'' is from the barring furniture dividing a medieval European courtroom. In the US, Europe and many other countries referring to the law traditions of Europe, the area in front of the barrage is restricted to participants in the trial: the judge or judges, other court officials, the jury (if any), the lawyers for each party, the parties to the case, and witnesses giving t ...
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Oklahoma
Oklahoma (; Choctaw: ; chr, ᎣᎧᎳᎰᎹ, ''Okalahoma'' ) is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. Partially in the western extreme of the Upland South, it is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its residents are known as Oklahomans and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City. The state's name is derived from the Choctaw words , 'people' and , which translates as 'red'. Oklahoma is also known informally by its nickname, " The Sooner State", in reference to the settlers who staked their claims on land before the official opening date of lands in the western Oklahoma Territory or before the Indian Appropriations Act of 1889, which increased European-American settlement in the eastern Indian Territory. Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territo ...
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United States Representative
The United States House of Representatives, often referred to as the House of Representatives, the U.S. House, or simply the House, is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, with the Senate being the upper chamber. Together they comprise the national bicameral legislature of the United States. The House's composition was established by Article One of the United States Constitution. The House is composed of representatives who, pursuant to the Uniform Congressional District Act, sit in single member congressional districts allocated to each state on a basis of population as measured by the United States Census, with each district having one representative, provided that each state is entitled to at least one. Since its inception in 1789, all representatives have been directly elected, although universal suffrage did not come to effect until after the passage of the 19th Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement. Since 1913, the number of voting representativ ...
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Elmer Lincoln Fulton
Elmer Lincoln Fulton (April 22, 1865 – October 4, 1939) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma. Biography Born in Magnolia, Iowa, on April 22, 1865, Fulton was son to Jacob and Eliza Ann McAllester Fulton. He moved to Nebraska in 1870 with his parents, and they settled in Pawnee City. He attended the public schools and Tabor College, Tabor, Iowa. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1895. He commenced practice at Pawnee City until he moved to Stillwater, in the Territory of Oklahoma, in 1901. There, he continued the practice of law. He married Mabel Rinehart on March 7, 1906. Fulton was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth Congress September 17, 1907, and served from November 16, 1907, when Oklahoma was admitted as a State into the Union, until March 4, 1909. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress, and resumed the practice of law in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Appointed assistant attorney ...
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60th United States Congress
The 60th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DC from March 4, 1907, to March 4, 1909, during the last two years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twelfth Census of the United States in 1900. Both chambers had a Republican majority. Major events Major legislation * May 30, 1908 — Aldrich-Vreeland Act, ch. 229, * 1908 — The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), 5645 U.S.C. § 51 et seq. States admitted * November 16, 1907: Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state. Party summary Senate House of Representatives Leadership Senate * President: Charles W. Fairbanks (R) * President pro tempore: William P. Frye (R) Majority (Republican) leadership * Conference Chairman: William B. Allison until August 1908 ** ...
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United States Senate Committee On Claims
The United States Senate Committee on Claims was among the first standing committees established in the Senate. It dealt generally with issues related to private bills and petitions. After reforms in the 1880s that created judicial and administrative remedies for petitioners, it declined in importance, and was abolished in 1947. The United States House of Representatives also had a Committee on Claims until 1946, when its duties were absorbed by the United States House Committee on the Judiciary. Chairmen of the Committee on Claims, 1816–1947 * Jonathan Roberts (R-PA) 1816–1818 *Robert Henry Goldsborough (F-MD) 1818–1819 * Jonathan Roberts (R-PA) 1819–1820 * James J. Wilson (R-NJ) 1820–1821 * Benjamin Ruggles (R/NR-OH) 1821–1833 * Samuel Bell (W-NH) 1833–1835 *Arnold Naudain (W-DE) 1835–1836 * Henry Hubbard (D-NH) 1836–1841 * William A. Graham (W-NC) 1841–1843 * Ephraim Foster (W-TN) 1843–1845 * Isaac S. Pennybacker (D-VA) 1845–1847 * James Mason (D-VA) 1 ...
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59th United States Congress
The 59th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1905, to March 4, 1907, during the fifth and sixth years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twelfth Census of the United States in 1900. Both chambers had a Republican majority. Major events *March 4, 1905: President Theodore Roosevelt began his second (only full) term. Major legislation * May 28, 1906: Foreign Dredge Act of 1906 * June 8, 1906: Antiquities Act * June 29, 1906: Hepburn Act * June 30, 1906: Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 (Wiley Act), ch. 3915, * June 30, 1906: Meat Inspection Act (Beveridge Act) * 1906: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching chartered. * March 2, 1907: Expatriation Act of 1907, Party summary Senate Hous ...
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58th United States Congress
The 58th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DC, from March 4, 1903, to March 4, 1905, during the third and fourth years of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Twelfth Census of the United States in 1900. Both chambers had a Republican majority. Major events Major legislation * April 28, 1904: Kinkaid Act * February 1, 1905: Transfer Act of 1905 Party summary Senate House of Representatives Leadership Senate *President: Vacant *President pro tempore: William P. Frye (R) * Republican Conference Chairman: William B. Allison * Democratic Caucus Chairman: Arthur P. Gorman * Democratic Caucus Secretary: Edward W. Carmack House of Representatives *Speaker: Joseph G. Cannon (R) Majority (Republican) leadership ...
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United States Senate Committee On Canadian Relations
The United States Senate Committee on Canadian Relations existed from July 31, 1888, when it was created as a select committee, until April 18, 1921, and dealt with issues related to U.S. relations with Canada Canada is a country in North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering over , making it the world's second-largest country by tot .... It became a standing committee on January 13, 1892. Chairs of the Select Committee on Canadian Relations, 1888–1892 Chairs of the Committee on Canadian Relations, 1892–1921 Sources Chairmen of Senate Standing Committees U.S. Senate Historical Office, January 2005. Canadian Relations 1888 establishments in Washington, D.C. 1921 disestablishments in Washington, D.C. Canada–United States relations {{US-Congress-stub ...
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Oregon Legislative Assembly
The Oregon Legislative Assembly is the state legislature for the U.S. state of Oregon. The Legislative Assembly is bicameral, consisting of an upper and lower house: the Senate, whose 30 members are elected to serve four-year terms; and the House of Representatives, with 60 members elected to two-year terms. There are no term limits for either house in the Legislative Assembly. Each Senate district is composed of exactly two House districts: Senate District 1 contains House Districts 1 and 2, SD 2 contains HD 3 and HD 4, and so on. (Maps of Senate districts can be found in the Oregon State Senate article.) Senate districts contain about 127,700 people, and are redrawn every ten years. The legislature is termed as a "citizens' assembly" (meaning that most legislators have other jobs.) Since 1885, its regular sessions of up to 160 days occurred in odd-numbered years, beginning on the second Monday in January. Effective 2012, the legislature moved into an annual session, w ...
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William Paine Lord
William Paine Lord (July 20, 1838February 17, 1911) was an American Republican politician who served as the 9th governor of Oregon from 1895 to 1899. The Delaware native previously served as the 27th justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, including three times as the chief justice of that court. After serving as governor he was appointed as an ambassador to Argentina in South America and later helped to codify Oregon's laws. Early life Born to Edward and Elizabeth (Paine) Lord on July 20, 1838 in Dover, Delaware, Lord was partially deaf, and had limited speaking ability. He received his primary education at a Quaker school and through private tutoring. He subsequently studied law at Fairfield College, graduating in 1860. Before he could continue further into his studies, Lord volunteered for military service in the American Civil War, advancing to the rank of Major in the 1st Delaware Cavalry in the Union Army of the Potomac. Once the war ended, Lord continued in law school at Alb ...
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