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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