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Bill Dickinson Edit Profile

also known as William Louis Dickinson

United States Representative from Alabama

Bill Dickinson, United States Representative from Alabama. Bar: Alabama 1950. Named One of Four Outstanding Young Men in Alabama, 1961; recipient Distinguished Service award Americans for Constitutional Action, Watchdog of Treasury award National Associated Businessmen, Statesman award American Conservative Union, Congressional Appreciation award Army Aviation Association American, Peace through Strength medal American Security Council.

Background

Dickinson, Bill was born on June 5, 1925 in Opelika, AL. Son of Henry K. and Bernice (Lowe) Dickinson.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Alabama, 1950.

Career

Private practice, Opelika, 1950-1963. Judge Opelika City Court, 1951-1953, Court Common Pleas, 1953-1959, Juvenile Court Lee County, 1953-1959, Fifth Judicial Court Alabama, 1959-1963. Assistant vice president Southern Railway System, Montgomery, 1963-1964.

Member United States Congress from 4th Alabama district, 1965—1993. Member armed services military installations and facilities subcommittee.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1950.

Membership

Served in United States Navy, World World War II, 1943-1946. Member Alabama Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Lodges: Shriners, Kiwanis.

Connections

Children: Christopher, Michael, Tara, William Louis. Married Barbara Edwards.

father:
Henry K. Dickinson

mother:
Bernice (Lowe) Dickinson

spouse:
Barbara Edwards.

children:
Tara Dickinson

William Louis Dickinson

Michael Dickinson

Christopher Dickinson