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James W. Wadsworth, Jr.

James W. Wadsworth, Jr.AKA James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.

Born: 12-Aug-1877
Birthplace: Geneseo, NY
Died: 21-Jun-1952
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from New York, 1915-27

Military service: US Army

Founght stridently against women's suffrage in the Senate. His wife, Alice Hays Wadsworth, was President of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage (1917-20). On the plus side, the Senator also opposed Prohibition.

Father: James W. Wadsworth
Mother: Louise Travers
Wife: Alice Hay Wadsworth (m. 30-Sep-1902)
Daughter: Evelyn Wadsworth (m. Stuart Symington, b. 7-Jul-1903)
Son: James Jeremiah Wadsworth (b. 12-Jun-1905 in Groveland, NY)
Son: Reverdy Wadsworth (10-Nov-1914)

    High School: St. Mark's School, Southboro, MA
    University: Yale University (1898)

    US Congressman, New York 41st (1945-51)
    US Congressman, New York 39th (1933-45)
    US Senator, New York (1915-27)
    New York State Assembly (1905-10)
    Alfalfa Club 1937
    Grange
    Military Order of the Loyal Legion
    Skull and Bones Society


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