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Samuel Will John, American lawyer. member Alabama Legislature, 1882-1886, 1894-1895, 1907; member History Commissioners of Alabama.

Background

John, Samuel Will was born on June 29, 1845 in Uniontown, Alabama, United States. Son of late Chancellor Joseph Reed and Rosa Jane (Smith) J.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1865. Read law under his father. Admitted to bar Supreme Court of the Alabama, June 28, 1866.

Career

2d, Estelle Thornton Carson, of Selma, July 15, 1874. 3d, Rosa M. Clisby, of Montgomery, Alabama, June 1, 1887. Company solicitor, Dallas Company, Alabama, 1871-1872.

Member Alabama Legislature, 1882-1886, 1894-1895, 1907. Colonel 3d Regiment Alabama National Guard, 1885-1888. Democratic presidential elector-at-large, 1896.

President trustees Alabama Insane Hospital. Member History Commissioners of Alabama. Trustee Department Archives and History Alabama (state appointment).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of the employers’ liability act, the delinquent child law, child labor law and new jury law for State of Alabama Wrote A History of Selma, Alabama.

Membership

Member Alabama Legislature, 1882-1886, 1894-1895, 1907. Member History Commissioners of Alabama.

Connections

Married Susie E. Woolsey, of Selma, Alabama, April, 1870.

spouse:
Susie E. Woolsey