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Bankhead, John Hollis II

Born: 1872 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1872 – Born on the 8th of July in farm near Old Moscow, Lamar County, Alabama.


1891 – Bankhead graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.


1893 – Graduated from law Department of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.


1893 – Admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jasper, Alabama.


1901-1903 – Served in the Alabama National Guard with rank of major.


1904-1905 – He becomes the member of the State house of representatives.


1911-1925 – Bankhead is the president of the Bankhead Coal Co.


1917-1919 – Bankhead became the board trustee of the University of Alabama.


1930 – Elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate.


1931-1946 – He is the Trustee of the University of Alabama.


1936 – Bankhead was re-elected to the United States Senate.


1946 – Bankhead died in the United States Naval Hospital on 12th of June.