William Bacon Oliver
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|William Bacon Oliver|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Alabama's 6th district
March 4, 1915 – January 3, 1937
|Preceded by||Richmond P. Hobson|
|Succeeded by||Pete Jarman|
William Bacon Oliver|
May 23, 1867
May 27, 1948 (aged 81)|
He was born in Eutaw, Alabama, graduated from the University of Alabama in 1887 and from the law department in 1889. After additional courses at the University of Virginia in the same year, he was admitted to the Alabama bar, and set up a practice in Tuscaloosa.
He became dean of the law school of the University of Alabama in 1909, serving until 1913, then ran successfully for Congress in 1914, and remained there for eleven Congresses, not standing for reelection in 1936.
United States Congress. "OLIVER, William Bacon (id: O000077)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Richmond P. Hobson
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 6th congressional district