William E. Hull

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William Edgar Hull (January 13, 1866 – May 30, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Lewistown, Illinois, Hull attended the common schools, Lewistown High School, and Illinois College at Jacksonville, Illinois. He served as president of the Manito Chemical Co. Postmaster of Peoria, Illinois from 1898 to 1906. He served as a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916 and 1920. He served as a member of the board of directors of the Illinois Highway Improvement Association.

Hull was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932. He resumed his former pursuits in Peoria, Illinois. He died in a hospital in Toronto, Canada, May 30, 1942, while on a visit. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Illinois.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Clifford C. Ireland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 16th congressional district

Succeeded by
Everett Dirksen