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Emmet O’Neal

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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