Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Hughes, Charles James, Jr.

Hughes, Charles James, Jr., a Senator from Colorado; born in Kingston, Caldwell County, Mo., February 16, 1853; attended the common schools; was graduated from Richmond (Mo.) College in 1871 and from the law department of the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1873; was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice at Richmond, Mo.; moved to Denver in 1879; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Bryan and Stevenson in 1900; delegate to theDemocratic National Convention at St. Louis in 1904 which nominated Parker and Davis and at Denver in 1908 which nominated Bryan and Kern; for many years professor of mining law in the law school of the University of Denver, Colorado, and Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1909, until his death in Denver, Colo., January 11, 1911; interment in Fairmont Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Hughes, Charles James, Jr.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1344 1345. Original Sources, accessed August 15, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XCLBZZJN6K4641.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Hughes, Charles James, Jr." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1344, page 1345. Original Sources. 15 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XCLBZZJN6K4641.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Hughes, Charles James, Jr.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1344, pp.1345. Original Sources, retrieved 15 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3XCLBZZJN6K4641.