Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1828-10-29
Death 1898-09-28
English

Biographical notes:

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wilmington, Del., to [Henry Morrison] Flagler, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672065

Epithet: American statesman

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000223

Diplomat and statesman; U.S. senator (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1888); of Wilmington, Del.

From the description of Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1876-1888. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 70977561

U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885); U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889); U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom (1893-1897).

From the description of Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1871-1897. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 70979696

U.S. senator from Delaware, secretary of state, and ambassador.

From the description of Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 (bulk 1860-1898). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981097

Biographical Note

  • 1828, Oct. 29: Born, Wilmington, Del.
  • 1851: Admitted to the Delaware bar
  • 1853 - 1854 : United States district attorney for Delaware
  • 1854 - 1857 : Practiced law, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1856: Married Louise Lee (died 1886)
  • 1856 - 1869 : Practiced law, Wilmington, Del.
  • 1869 - 1885 : United States senator
  • 1872: Delegate to the Democratic Party national convention, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1876: Candidate for Democratic Party presidential nomination
  • 1877: Appointed a member of the Electoral Commission by act of Congress to decide the contests in various states in the presidential election of 1876
  • 1880: Candidate for Democratic Party presidential nomination
  • 1881: Elected president pro tempore of the Senate
  • 1884: Candidate for Democratic Party presidential nomination
  • 1885 - 1889 : Secretary of state
  • 1889: Married Mary W. Clymer
  • 1893 - 1897 : Ambassador to Great Britain
  • 1898, Sept. 28: Died, Dedham, Mass.

From the guide to the Thomas F. Bayard Papers, 1780-1899, (bulk 1860-1889), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Real property
  • Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
  • Amusements
  • Silver question
  • Transit, International
  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Presidents--United States--Election
  • Tariff
  • Tariff--United States
  • Sealing--Law and legislation
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Fishery law and legislation
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain
  • Presidents--Election

Occupations:

  • Cabinet officers--United States
  • Ambassadors
  • Statesmen
  • Cabinet officers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Delaware
  • Ambassadors--United States
  • Legislators--United States
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • Wilmington (Del.) (as recorded)
  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Samoan Islands (as recorded)
  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • Hawaii (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Venezuela (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Venezuela (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Korea (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • Japan (as recorded)
  • Panama Canal (Panama) (as recorded)
  • Panama Canal (Panama) (as recorded)
  • Samoan Islands (as recorded)
  • Korea (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)