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Thomas Lafayette Bulger

Thomas Lafayette Bulger, lawyer and State senator, was born in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, August 16, 1855; son of Michael Jefferson and Mary Elizabeth (Bozeman) Bulger; and grandson of Nathan and Harriett Bozeman, of Brooksville, Coosa County.

Senator Bulger's early education was received in the common country schools; he attended the Roanoke College in Virginia four years, and later entered the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, but did not graduate. Since 1877, Mr. Bulger has been a practicing lawyer at Dadeville; was a member of the State senate, 1886-87, member of the house of representatives, 1898-99 and 1900-01; member of the constitutional convention of 1901; again a member of the house, 1907; and a member of the State Senate, 1915, of which body he was president pro tem. He is a Democrat; a member of the State executive committee ten years; a Bryan presidential elector; a Methodist, and a Knight of Pythias.

Maried:
December 16, 1880, at Wetumpka, to Mollie Cade, daughter of Col. John G. and Sarah (Hutcheson) Bass, of that place.

Children:
1. Hentell T., m. O. P. Carlisle, of DadeviUe;
2. Bessie Cade, m. Joseph B. Rylance;
3. Michael J. Jr., unmarried.

Residence:
Dadeville.

Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, By Thomas McAdory Owen, LL.D., Volume III,
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Compnay, Chicago, 1921







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