Yulee (Levy), David

   Florida leader. David Yulee, a prominent lawyer and politician in Florida, was elected to the US Senate when that state was admitted to the Union in 1845. He served until 1851 and was re-elected for another term, 1855–61. He was the first Jewish senator in the United States. During the Civil War he was a member of the Confederate Congress.

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  • Yulee (Levy), David — (1810 66)    American politician. Born in St Thomas, he was the son of Moses Elias Levy. He was a lawyer in Florida and was elected to the US Senate for the state of Florida. During the Civil War, he was a member of the Confederate Congress …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • David Levy Yulee — United States Senator from Florida In office July 1, 1845 – March 3, 1851 March 4, 1855 – January 21, 1861 P …   Wikipedia

  • LEVY, MOSES ELIAS — (c. 1782–1854), pioneer Jewish settler in Florida, visionary exponent of Jewish colonization and educational schemes, and father of the first congressman and senator of Jewish birth, david l. yulee . Levy led a life which was fascinating in its… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • David Levy Yulee — (né le 12 juin 1810 – mort le 10 octobre 1886) est un politicien américain et le premier juif pratiquant à avoir été élu au Sénat des États Unis. B …   Wikipédia en Français

  • YULEE, DAVID LEVY — (1810–1866), U.S. senator. Yulee, who was born David Levy in St. Thomas, West Indies, was taken to the U.S. by his father in 1818. After being educated at Norfolk, Virginia (1819–27), he managed one of his father s Florida plantations. He then… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Yulee — Administration Pays  États Unis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • David I. Walsh — David Ignatius Walsh United States Senator from Massachusetts In office March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1925 (Class 2) December 6, 1926 – January 3, 1947 (Class 1) Preceded by John W. Weeks (Cla …   Wikipedia

  • Yulee Area (Gainesville, Florida) — Infobox nrhp2 name = Yulee Mallory Reid Dormitory Complex caption = Reid Hall, part of the complex location = Gainesville, Florida, USA mapwidth = 250 lat degrees = lat minutes = lat seconds = lat direction = N long degrees = long minutes = long… …   Wikipedia

  • Yulee, Florida — Infobox Settlement official name = Yulee, Florida other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = CDP motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type =… …   Wikipedia

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