Samuel B. Hill
|Samuel B. Hill|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 5th district
September 25, 1923 – June 25, 1936
|Preceded by||J. Stanley Webster|
|Succeeded by||Charles H. Leavy|
|Born||Samuel Billingsley Hill
April 2, 1875
|Died||March 16, 1958
|Resting place||Rock Creek Cemetery,
|Alma mater||University of Arkansas Law|
Born in Franklin, Arkansas, Hill attended the common schools, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and was graduated from its law department in 1898. While at the University of Arkansas, he was a member of Xi Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
Hill was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Danville, Arkansas. He moved west to Waterville in eastern Washington in 1904 and continued the practice of law. Hill served as prosecuting attorney of Douglas County 1907-1911, and served as judge of the superior court for Douglas and Grant Counties 1917-1924.
Hill was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Stanley Webster. He was reelected to the Sixty-ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from September 25, 1923, until his resignation, effective June 25, 1936, having been confirmed as a member of the United States Board of Tax Appeals (now the United States Tax Court) on May 21, 1936, serving as a judge on the court until his retirement November 30, 1953. He died in Bethesda, Maryland, March 16, 1958. He was interred in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
- Xi Chapter: Century of Tradition at the University of Arkansas
- Samuel B. Hill at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Samuel B. Hill at Find a Grave
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