William Dorsey Jelks Edit Profile
A.M., Mercer U., 1876. Doctor of Laws, University of Alabama, 1923, Mercer, 1924.
Editor at Eufaula, Alabama, for 20 years. President Protective Life Insurance Company, Birmingham, Alabama, since 1907. Was member Alabama Senate (president, 1900).
Became governor of Alabama, on death of Governor Samford, June 11, 1901. Elected governor, term 1903-1907. Member Democratic National Committee, 1912-1916.
Home: Birmingham, Ala.
Member Alabama Senate (president, 1900). Member Dem.
Married Alice Keitt Shorter, June 7, 1883.