William Calvin Oates Edit Profile
Educated at Lawrenceville Academy, Alabama.
Served captain to colonel, C.S.A. Was in 27 battles; wounded 6 times and lost his right arm. Practiced law after war.
Member Alabama House of Representatives, 1870-1872. Member Constitutional convs., 1875, 1901. Elected 47th to 53d Congresses (1881-1895).
Resigned from 53d Congress, 1894. Governor of Alabama, 1895, 1896.
Served captain to colonel, C.S.A.
Married Sallie Toney, March 1882.