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 John Hollis Bankhead, II

John Hollis Bankhead, II

Birth
Lamar County, Alabama, USA
Death 12 Jun 1946 (aged 73)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 7366100 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. Born the son of U.S. Senator John H. Bankhead, he graduated from the University of Alabama, in 1891, from the law department of Georgetown University Washington, D.C., in 1893, was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced to practice law in Jasper, Alabama. He served as a Major in the Alabama National Guard, (1901-03), was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, (1904-05), president of the Bankhead Coal Company, (1911-25) and was a trustee of the University of Alabama, (1917-19, 31). In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death from a stroke at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7366100
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hollis Bankhead, II (8 Jul 1872–12 Jun 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7366100, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .