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John Hollis Bankhead, I

Hebrew: ג'ון הוליס בנקהאד, I
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Birthplace: Moscow, Marengo County, Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, United States
Place of Burial: Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Greer Bankhead and Susan Fleming Bankhead
Husband of Tallulah James Bankhead
Father of Louise Barriolhet Perry Lund (Bankhead); Marie Bankhead Owen; John H. Bankhead II, U.S.Senator; William B. Bankhead, 47th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and Col Henry McAuley Bankhead
Brother of Martha Jane Bankhead; Mary Eliza Bankhead; William Thomas Bankhead; Harriett Fleming Brown; Green Evans Bankhead and 3 others

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About John Hollis Bankhead, I

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John Hollis Bankhead (September 13, 1842 – March 1, 1920) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama.

Biography

He was born on September 13, 1842. He was appointed, then elected, to serve out the remainder of the term left by the death of John Tyler Morgan, and was later re-elected twice. He served in the Senate from June 18, 1907 to his death on March 1, 1920. B. B. Comer, former governor of Alabama, was appointed to serve the rest of his term until November 2, 1920, when J. Thomas Heflin was elected to serve out the term.

Bankhead was instrumental in enacting the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which became the first federal highway funding legislation.

United States Senator John H. Bankhead II and Speaker of the House William Brockman Bankhead were his sons, and actress Tallulah Bankhead was his granddaughter. The cross-country Bankhead Highway was named after him.


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This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (March 2013) John H. Bankhead JohnHBankhead.jpg United States Senator from Alabama In office June 18, 1907 – March 1, 1920 Preceded by John T. Morgan Succeeded by B. B. Comer Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 6th district In office March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by John Mason Martin Succeeded by Richmond P. Hobson Personal details Born John Hollis Bankhead September 13, 1842 Moscow, Alabama Died March 1, 1920 (aged 77) Washington, D.C Political party Democratic John Hollis Bankhead (September 13, 1842 – March 1, 1920) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama between 1907 and 1920.

Contents [hide] 1 Biography 2 See also 3 References 4 External links Biography[edit] Bankhead was born on September 13, 1842, at Moscow, Marion County, Alabama (near present day Sulligent, Alabama). At age 65, he was appointed, then elected, to serve out the remainder of the U.S. Senate term left by the death of John Tyler Morgan and later re-elected twice. He served from June 18, 1907, until his death on March 1, 1920. B. B. Comer, former governor of Alabama, was appointed to serve the rest of his term, until November 2, 1920, when J. Thomas Heflin was elected to serve out the term.

Bankhead was a member of the Inland Waterways Commission in 1907,[1] and was instrumental in enacting the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which became the first federal highway funding legislation.

United States Senator John H. Bankhead II and Speaker of the House William Brockman Bankhead were his sons, and actress Tallulah Bankhead was his granddaughter. The cross-country Bankhead Highway was named after him, as is Bankhead Lake on the Black Warrior River near Birmingham.

See also[edit] Bankhead House (Jasper, Alabama) James Greer Bankhead House References[edit] Jump up ^ Donald J. Pisani, Water Planning in the Progressive Era: The Inland Waterways Commission Reconsidered, Journal of Policy History 18.4 (2006) pp.389-418 External links[edit] John H. Bankhead at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress John H. Bankhead at Find a Grave United States House of Representatives Preceded by John Mason Martin Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama's 6th congressional district 1887–1907 Succeeded by Richmond P. Hobson United States Senate Preceded by John Tyler Morgan U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Alabama 1907–1920 Served alongside: Edmund Pettus, Joseph F. Johnston, Francis S. White and Oscar Underwood Succeeded by Braxton B. Comer [hide] v t e United States Senators from Alabama Class 2 King Lewis Fitzpatrick Clemens C. Claiborne Clay Warner Goldthwaite Morgan Bankhead, Sr. Comer J. Heflin Bankhead, Jr. Swift Sparkman H. Heflin Sessions United States Senate Class 3 Walker Kelly Chambers Pickens McKinley Moore McKinley C. Comer Clay Bagby King Fitzpatrick Spencer Houston Pryor Pugh Pettus Johnston White Underwood Black Graves Hill J. Allen M. Allen Stewart Denton Shelby Authority control WorldCat VIAF: 70562484 LCCN: n90724869 US Congress: B000110

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John Hollis Bankhead, I's Timeline

1842
September 13, 1842
Moscow, Marengo County, Alabama, United States
1867
September 3, 1867
Age 24
1869
September 1, 1869
Age 26
Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States
1872
July 8, 1872
Age 29
Lamar County, Alabama, United States
1874
April 12, 1874
Age 31
Lamar County, Alabama, United States
1876
December 19, 1876
Age 34
1920
March 1, 1920
Age 77
Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, United States
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Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, United States