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Caraway, Thaddeus Horatius

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1931 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Senator

1871 – Born on 17th of October in Springhill, Missouri, U.S.A. Thaddeus Horatius Caraway was an Arkansas prosecuting attorney who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives four times and to the U.S. Senate twice.

1896 – He graduated in Dickson College in Tennessee.

         – He returned to Arkansas and taught school prior to being admitted to the Arkansas bar.

1900 – He studied Law and admitted to the bar.

1902 – Caraway married Hattie Wyatt, and the couple settled in Jonesboro (Craighead County), a site more conducive to his law practice.

1908 – He served as the prosecuting attorney for the state’s second judicial circuit.

         – Caraway won the race for the prosecuting attorney of the Second Judicial District of Arkansas.

1912 – He was elected to the United States Congress.

         – His solid reputation as a prosecuting attorney assisted Caraway in defeating the incumbent candidate R. Bruce Macon in the Democratic primary race for the United States House of Representatives.

1913 – He served in the United States House of Representatives.

1920 – He became United States Senator.

         – He ran for the United States Senate against incumbent William F. Kirby in the Democratic primary.

1926 – He was reelected to the United States Senate.

1931 – He died on the 6th of November.

         – His wife, Hattie Wyatt Caraway, filled his Senate seat upon his death.