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John Hollis Bankhead, II
Birth: Jul. 8, 1872
Lamar County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1946
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

U.S. Senator. Born the son of U.S. Senator John H. Bankhead, he graduated from the University of Alabama, in 1891, from the law department of Georgetown University Washington, D.C., in 1893, was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced to practice law in Jasper, Alabama. He served as a Major in the Alabama National Guard, (1901-03), was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, (1904-05), president of the Bankhead Coal Company, (1911-25) and was a trustee of the University of Alabama, (1917-19, 31). In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death from a stroke at age 73. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Hollis Bankhead (1842 - 1920)
  Tallulah James Brockman Bankhead (1844 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Musa Bernice Harkins Bankhead (1873 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Walter William Bankhead (1897 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Barriolhet Bankhead Perry Lund (1867 - 1921)*
  Marie Susan Bankhead Owen (1869 - 1958)*
  John Hollis Bankhead (1872 - 1946)
  William Brockman Bankhead (1874 - 1940)*
  Henry McAuley Bankhead (1876 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Jasper
Walker County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2003
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