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Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-1970

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Personal name headingBone, Homer Truett, 1883-1970
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Variant(s)Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-
Birth date1883-01-25
Death date1970-03-11
Place of birthFranklin (Johnson County, Ind.)
Place of deathTacoma (Wash.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators
Found inNUCMC data from Univ. Wash. Lib. for Smith, T.E. Papers, 1933-1969 (Homer Truett Bone)
WWA, 1950/51 (Bone, Homer Truett; b. 1883; s. James Milton & Margaret Jane Demaree B.; m. Blanche Sly; law practice, Tacoma, Wash.; Democrat; U.S. Sen., 1932-1944; judge, US Circuit Ct. of Appeals, 9th Jud. Dist.; & US Circuit Ct. of Appeals; Tacoma & San Francisco)
NUCMC files (Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-1970)
LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Bone, Homer Truett, 1883-)
Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, viewed May 27, 2022 (Bone, Homer Truett, a Senator from Washington; born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., January 25, 1883; attended the public schools; employed in the postal service and in the accounting and credit department of a furniture company; graduated from the Tacoma (Wash.) Law School in 1911; admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Tacoma, Wash.; special deputy prosecuting attorney of Pierce County, Wash., 1912; corporation counsel of the port of Tacoma, Wash., 1918-1932; member, State house of representatives 1923-1924; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1932; reelected in 1938 and served from March 4, 1933, until his resignation on November 13, 1944; chairman, Committee on Patents (Seventy-sixth through Seventy-eighth Congresses); appointed a judge of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Judicial Circuit 1944-1956; resumed the practice of law in San Francisco and sat on the bench occasionally until 1968; returned to Tacoma, Wash., where he died on March 11, 1970; cremated and ashes interred in Oakwood Cemetery)