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Bass, Ross, 1918-1993

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Personal name headingBass, Ross, 1918-1993
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Variant(s)Bass, Ross, 1918-
Birth date19180317
Death date19930101
Place of birthGiles County, Tenn.
Place of deathMiami Shores, Fla.
AffiliationMartin College
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inNUCMC data from Georgia State Univ., Southern Labor Archives for Chattanooga Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Records, 1941-1972 (Ross Bass, correspondent)
WWA, 1974-1975 (Bass, Ross, former U.S. sen., corp. exec.; b. Pulaski, Tenn., March 17, 1918; s. Rev. William Arch and Ethel (Shook) B.; m. Avanell Keith, 1946; mem. U.S. Senate, 1964-1966; home: Memphis, Tenn.)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website, viewed June 17, 2013: (Bass, Ross; a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born on a farm in Giles County, near Pulaski, Tenn., March 17, 1918; attended the public schools in Middle, Tenn.; graduated from Martin College, Pulaski, Tenn., 1941; served during the Second World War as a captain in the Air Corps; owner of a soft-drink bottling plant, florist and nurseryman 1946-1947; postmaster of Pulaski, Tenn., 1947-1954; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1955, until his resignation November 3, 1964; elected in a special election on November 3, 1964, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to complete the unexpired term caused by the death of Estes Kefauver and served from November 4, 1964, to January 2, 1967; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1966; owner of consulting firm in Washington, D.C.; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1976; was a resident of Miami Shores, Fla., until his death, January 1, 1993; interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn.)
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