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Emmet O’Neal

Emmet O’Neal, American governor. Member of Executive Committee Conference of Governors, 1911-1912. President Alabama State Bar Association, 1909-1910; member general council American Bar Association, 1911. Chairman Alabama delegation Democratic National Convention, 1912.

Background

  • O’Neal, Emmet was born on September 23, 1853 in Florence, Alabama, United States. Son of Governor Edward A. and Olivia (Moore) O’Neal.

  • Education

    • Studied University of Mississippi, 1870-1871. Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1873.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1875. Presidential elector, 8th Alabama District, 1888, Alabama-at-large, 1892, 1908. United State Attorneys Northern District of Alabama, 1893-1897.

      Member Democratic State Executive Committee for state-at-large. Member of Constitutional Convention for state-at-large, 1901. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1904.

      Governor of Alabama, term 1911-1915.

    Works

    • Author: The State Constitution.

    Membership

    Member of Executive Committee Conference of Governors, 1911-1912. President Alabama State Bar Association, 1909-1910. Member general council American Bar Association, 1911.

    Chairman Alabama delegation Democratic National Convention, 1912.

    Connections

    • Married Lizzie Kirkman, July 21, 1881.
    • father: Governor Edward A. O’Neal
    • mother: Olivia (Moore) O’Neal
    • spouse: Lizzie Kirkman
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    Born September 23, 1853
    Died September 7, 1922
    (aged 68)
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