Bankhead, John Hollis II

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Born: Jul 08, 1872 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 73 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

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