William Charles Salmon Edit Profile
Born on April 3, 1868 near Paris, Tennessee in Henry County, Salmon attended the public schools, Edgewood Normal School, and Valparaiso University at Valparaiso, Indiana. He graduated in law from Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee in 1897.
He was admitted to the bar the same year, and he commenced practice in Columbia, Tennessee in Maury County. Salmon taught in public and private schools for six years and also engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as special circuit judge of the eleventh judicial circuit of Tennessee in 1908.
He was president of the Columbia Board of Education from 1908 to 1922. He commanded an Artillery battery during World War I.
Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress, serving from March 4, 1923 to March 3, 1925. Salmon died on May 13, 1925 (age 57 years, 40 days) in Washington, D.C., and is interred at Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia, Tennessee.
Member Christian (Disciples) Church. Mason, Odd.
Married Margaret M. Green, December 7, 1905.