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John Hollis Bankhead
Birth: Sep. 13, 1842
Marengo County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1920
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman, US Senator. Elected to represent Alabama's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1907. Also served as a Member of the Alabama State House of Representatives from 1865 to 1867, and 1881 to 1885, Member of the Alabama State Senate from 1876 to 1877, Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Alabama in 1912, United States Senator from Alabama from 1907 until his death in 1920, and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. 
Family links: 
  James Greer Bankhead (1812 - 1860)
  Susan Fleming Hollis Bankhead (1822 - 1894)
  Tallulah James Brockman Bankhead (1844 - 1922)*
  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)*
  John Hollis Bankhead (1842 - 1920)
  Harriett F Bankhead Brown (1846 - 1940)*
  Sinia Ann Bankhead (1855 - 1859)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Walker County
Alabama, USA
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Record added: Apr 18, 2003
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Captain Bankhead, thank you for you service with Co K 16th Alabama Regt., and the country.
- Lee Hughes
 Added: Aug. 19, 2017

- Lena ღ
 Added: Jun. 9, 2017
Thank you for serving in Congress of the United States of America!
 Added: Sep. 13, 2016
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