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W. S. Jennings

W. S. JenningsAKA William Sherman Jennings

Born: 24-Mar-1863
Birthplace: Walnut Hill, IL
Died: 27-Feb-1920
Location of death: St. Augustine, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Florida, 1901-05

First cousin of William Jennings Bryan.

Father: Josephus W. Jennings
Mother: Amanda J.
Brother: Charles E. Jennings (attorney)
Son: Corrine Jordan
Wife: May Mann (m. 12-May-1891, one son)
Son: Sherman Bryan Jennings

    University: BA, Southern Illinois University (1883)
    Law School: Union College of Law, Chicago, IL
    Administrator: Trustee, Stetson University

    Florida State Official General Counsel, Internal Improvement Fund
    Governor of Florida (1901-05)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1893-95)
    Florida Bank and Trust Co. VP
    Florida State Official County Judge, Hernando County (1888-93)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Florida Bar 1886
    Knights of Pythias


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