Bailey, Josiah William, 1873-1946

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Bailey, J. W. 1873-1946

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1873-09-14

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1946-12-15

1946-12-15

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From the description of Josiah William Bailey papers, 1833-1967; (bulk 1930-1946). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19106021 1873 Josiah William Bailey born, September 14; Warrenton, N.C. 1877 Bailey's father, Christopher Thomas Bailey, appointed editor of the Biblical Recorder; family moves to Raleigh, N.C. 1880 1889 Bailey attends Raleigh Township Graded Schools and Raleigh Male Academy. 1893 Received B.A. degree from Wake Forest College. 1893 1907 Edited Biblical Recorder. As editor, Bailey emphasized the need for improved public school conditions in N.C. and advocated state aid to public schools. 1896 1900 Member, state Board of Agriculture. 1900 election Supported disfranchisement of Negroes, Furnifold Simmons for Senate, and Charles B. Aycock for governor. 1903 1907 Chairman, N.C. Anti-Saloon League. Fought to establish local option. Opposed national prohibition. Resigned when League resolved to support state prohibition. 1907 1908 Studied law under Samuel French Mordecai, Trinity College. Admitted to the bar, began practice with Wesley N. Jones. 1908 Elector at Large. 1909 1911 Member, Board of Education, Wake County. 1911 1913 Chairman, Stste Child Labor Committee. 1912 election Supported Woodrow Wilson for President and Locke Craig for governor. F.M. Simmons re-elected U.S. Senator. 1913 1910 Appointed by President Wilson to be Collector or Internal Revenue for N.C. Eastern District. 1913 Governor Craig appointed Bailey to N.C. Constitutional Commission. Commission recommended voting reform, court changes, tax reform, required school term. 1914 Assumed leadership of liberal faction of State Democratic Party. Suggestions of this faction defeated by subsequent state convention. 1916 Married Edith Walker Pou. 1917 Addressed N.C. General Assembly in behalf of women's suffrage. 1919 1921 Internal Revenue Collector for N.C. 1919 1920 Represented interests of the Farmers' Union before the N.C. General Assembly, opposing increased property taxes. 1921 Returned to legal practice full time with James Hinton Pou. 1924 Candidate for governor. Defeated in primary by Angus Wilton McLean whom Simmons supported 1928 Supported Alfred E. Smith for the presidency, O. Max Gardner for governor. 1930 Candidate for U.S. Senate; defeated Simmons in primary and won election with record-breaking majority. 1932 Advocated currency control. Suggested reducing administrative expenses, but supported public works appropriations 1932 election Actively supported Roosevelt in N.C. 1933 Opposed Agricultural Adjustment Act. 1936 Re-elected to Senate. 1937 Strongly opposed court packing bill. Supported Neutrality Act. Emerged as key Figure in Senate conservative alliance. 1938 Opposed Fair Labor Standards Act. Became chairman of Commerce Committee. 1940 Supported Selective Service Bill. 1941 Supported Lend-Lease. Reversing earlier position, advocated intervention. 1942 Re-elected to Senate. 1945 Supported ratification of the United Nations Charter. 1946 Died Dec. 15 in Raleigh, N.C. Claims: 1931-1944 72nd-78th Congresses (Chairman, 1933-1938) Commerce: 1931-1946 72nd-79th Congresses(Chairman, 1939-1946) Finance: 1935 74th Congress (Apparently Bailey was on this committee only briefly) Interstate Commerce: 1933-1934 73rd Congress Post Office and Post Roads: 1931-1946 72nd-79th Congresses Special Committee on the Conservation of Wildlife Resources: 1933-1946 73rd-79th Congresses Special Committee to Investigate Conditions in the Merchant Marine (Chairman): 1939-1944 76th-78th Congresses Josiah William Bailey Father: Christopher Thomas Bailey Mother: Annie Sarah (Bailey) Bailey Sister: Sallie C. Bailey (married Wesley N. Jones; children: Annie Railey,Sallie W., William B.) Brother: Christopher Thomas Bailey, Jr. (married Mary Himbish) Brother: Edmund Lamar Bailey Brother: Bayard Yates Bailey (died in infancy) Edith Walker Pou Father: James Hinton Pou Mother: Annie Walker Pou Children of Josiah William and Edith Pou Bailey James Hinton Pou (b. 1917) Annie Elizabeth (b. 1920) Josiah William, Jr. (b. 1922) Edith Pou (b. 1925) Sallie (b. 1927) From the guide to the Josiah William Bailey Papers, 1833-1967, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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