William Bacon Oliver Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1887, Bachelor of Laws, 1889, Doctor of Laws, from same and from National Law School, Washington, District of Columbia. Studied University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa).
Admitted to Alabama bar, 1889, and practiced at Tuscaloosa. City attorney, 1893-1898. Solicitor, 6th Judicial Circuit, Alabama, 1896-1909 (resigned).
Dean Law Department, University of Alabama, 1909-1913 (resigned). Served as chairman Democratic Central Committee, Tuscaloosa Company. Chairman State Democratic Committee of Alabama, 1928.
Member firm Oliver, Verner & Rice (resigned 1915). Member 64th to 74th Congresses (1915-1937), 6th Alabama District Moderator Presbyterian Synod, 1925.
Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Knights of Pythias, Elk. Member W.O.W.
Married Beryl Dana McCann, February 20, 1937.