William Edgar Hull Edit Profile
Edward high school, Lewiston, and Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois (non-graduate).
Began as government gauger, Peoria, Illinois, 1889, and operated large business. Built Jefferson Hotel and Palace Theater in Peoria. Honorary vice president and general manager Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc., distillers.
Postmaster of Peoria, 1898-1906. Member 68th to 72d Congresses (1923-1933), 16th Illinois District. Secured passage of “deep water way bill from lakes to gulf”.
Member United States Commn: to Pan-American Road Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1925. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1916, 20, 24, 28, 32.
Member of the board of directors Illinois Highway Improvement Association and the original good road advocate of Illinois. Mason, Knights of Pythias. Clubs: Creve Coeur, Country, Mount Hawley Country, Northwestern Country, Pekin Country, Chevy Chase Country.
Married Ella Harris, February 25, 1888.