William Benjamin Craig Edit Profile
Born in Selma, Alabama, Craig attended the public and high schools of Selma and was graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee.
He was admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice in Selma, Alabama. He served an apprenticeship as a machinist in the shops of the Southern Railway at Selma from 1893 to 1897. He served in the Alabama National Guard as a private, noncommissioned officer, and captain.
Craig was elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1911). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1910. He resumed the practice of law in Selma, Alabama.
He died in Selma, Alabama, November 27, 1925. He was interred in Live Oak Cemetery.
Member law firm Craig & Craig, Selma. Referee in bankruptcy and United States commissioner, middle district, Alabama, 1900-1903. Member Alabama Senate, 1903-1907.
Member 60th and 61st Congresses (1907-1911), 4th Alabama District.
Married Irene Kunst, December 2, 1903.