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William Brockman Bankhead
Birth: Apr. 12, 1874
Lamar County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1940
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born the son of U.S. Representative and Senator, John H. Bankhead, he graduated from the University of Alabama, in 1893, from the Georgetown University Law School Washington, D.C., in 1895, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Huntsville, Alabama. He was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, (1900-01), Huntsville City Attorney, (1898-1902) and solicitor of the fourteenth judicial circuit of Alabama, (1910-14). In 1917, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress and to the next eleven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1940. Shortly after his final term, he died at the age of 66. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Hollis Bankhead (1842 - 1920)
  Tallulah James Brockman Bankhead (1844 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Adelaide Eugenia Sledge Bankhead (1880 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Evelyn Eugenia Bankhead (1901 - 1979)*
  Tallulah Bankhead (1902 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Barriolhet Bankhead Perry Lund (1867 - 1921)*
  Marie Susan Bankhead Owen (1869 - 1958)*
  John Hollis Bankhead (1872 - 1946)*
  William Brockman Bankhead (1874 - 1940)
  Henry McAuley Bankhead (1876 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Jasper
Walker County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 14, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11739
William Brockman Bankhead
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