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NATHAN LYNN BACHMAN (August 2, 1878 – April 23, 1937) was a United States Senator from Tennessee
Tennessee
from 1933 until his death. He was a member of the Democratic Party .

CONTENTS

* 1 Biography * 2 The "Bachman Tubes" * 3 See also * 4 References

BIOGRAPHY

Bachman was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Tennessee
. He attended several colleges , including the former Southwestern Presbyterian University in Clarksville, Tennessee
Tennessee
(the predecessor institution to the current Rhodes College
College
in Memphis, Tennessee
Tennessee
; the campus is the current setting of Austin Peay State University ), Central University in Richmond, Kentucky (now merged with Centre College
College
in Danville, Kentucky ), and Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia . He then returned home, attending the former law school of the former University of Chattanooga (now the University of Tennessee
Tennessee
at Chattanooga ) before actually graduating from the law school of the University of Virginia in 1903. He began the practice of law in Chattanooga that same year.

Bachman was Chattanooga city attorney from 1906 to 1908 and circuit court judge from 1912 to 1918. In 1918 he became an Associate Justice of the Tennessee
Tennessee
Supreme Court , resigining in 1924 to run for the U.S. Senate. His 1924 campaign was unsuccessful and he returned to the practice of law.

However, on February 28, 1933 Bachman was appointed to the United States Senate by governor of Tennessee
Tennessee
Hill McAlister to the unexpired term of Senator Cordell Hull
Cordell Hull
, who had resigned to accept the appointment of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the office of Secretary of State . In November, 1934, Bachman was elected to the balance of Hull's unexpired term. He completed the term to which Hull had been elected and was subsequently elected to a full term in his own right in 1936. He died in Washington, D.C. the next spring after having served less than four months of that term. His father was Dr. Jonathan W. Bachman, Confederate veteran and former pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga.

Bachman was also an active Civitan .

THE "BACHMAN TUBES"

The Bachman Tubes are highway tunnels on U.S. Highway
Highway
41 through Missionary Ridge connecting Chattanooga with the adjacent town of East Ridge , which are named in his father's honor.

SEE ALSO

* List of United States Congress
United States Congress
members who died in office (1900–49)

REFERENCES

* * United States Congress. " Nathan L. Bachman (id: B000010)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress .

* ^ Leonhart, James Chancellor (1962). The Fabulous Octogenarian. Baltimore Maryland: Redwood House, Inc. p. 277.

U.S. SENATE

Preceded by Cordell Hull
Cordell Hull
U.S. SENATOR (CLASS 2) FROM TENNESSEE 1933–1937 Served alongside: KENNETH MCKELLAR Succeeded by George L. Berry

* v * t * e

United States Senators from Tennessee
Tennessee

CLASS 1

* Cocke * A. Jackson * Smith * J. Anderson * Campbell * Eaton * Grundy * Foster * Grundy * Nicholson * Foster * Turney * Jones * Johnson * Patterson * Brownlow * Johnson * Key * Bailey * H. Jackson * Whitthorne * Bate * Frazier * Lea * McKellar * Gore Sr. * Brock III * Sasser * Frist * Corker

CLASS 2

* Blount * J. Anderson * Cocke * Smith * Whiteside * Campbell * Wharton * Williams * A. Jackson * White * A. Anderson * Jarnagin * Bell * Nicholson * Fowler * Cooper * Harris * Turley * Carmack * Taylor * Sanders * Webb * Shields * Tyson * Brock I * Hull * Bachman * Berry * Stewart * Kefauver * Walters * Bass * Baker * Gore Jr. * Mathews * Thompson * Alexander

* v * t * e

Tennessee
Tennessee
's delegation(s) to the 73rd–75th United States Congresses (ordered by seniority)

73RD SENATE : K. McKellar • N. Bachman HOUSE : J. Byrns Sr. • W. Taylor • G. Browning • S. McReynolds • J. Cooper • E. H. Crump • J. Mitchell • C. Reece • C. Turner

74TH SENATE : K. McKellar • N. Bachman HOUSE : J. Byrns Sr. • W. Taylor • S. McReynolds • J. Cooper • J. Mitchell • C. Reece • C. Turner • W. Chandler • H. Pearson

75TH SENATE : K. McKellar • N. Bachman† • G. Berry ‡ †Bachman died in Apr. 1937; ‡Berry appointed to fill vacancy HOUSE : W. Taylor • S. McReynolds • J. Cooper • J. Mitchell • C. Reece • C. Turner • W. Chandler • H. Pearson • R. Atkinson

AUTHORITY CONTROL

* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 48709021 * LCCN : n2008163351 * US Congress : B000010 * IATH : w6pp1gkq

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