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United States Representative from Arkansas

William Vollie Alexander,, former United States Representative from Arkansas. Bar: Tennessee and Arkansas 1960; certified aquanaut National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.


Alexander,, William Vollie was born on January 16, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.


Bachelor in Political Science, Southwestern at Memphis, 1957; Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1960.


Legal research assistant Federal Judge Marion Boyd, Memphis, 1960-1961. Associate Montedonico, Boone, Gilliland, Heiskell & Loch, 1961-1963. Partner Swift & Alexander, Osceola, Arkansas, 1963-1968.

Member 91st-102nd Congresses 1st Arkansas District, since 1969. Chief deputy majority whip, member appropriations committee. Secretary Export Task Force.

Past member Arkansas Waterways Commission. Member President's Export Council, 1979-1985, National Alcohol Fuels Commission, 1979-1980, Speaker's Committee on Lebanon, 1983, on Grenada, 1983, United States Alternative Fuels Council, since 1989, Speaker's Commission on United States Capital Pages, 1982. Board directors American Oceanic Organization.

Advisor United States Delaware on Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty Negotiations. Presidential emmisary to Nicaragua, 1980.


  • Bar: Tennessee and Arkansas 1960. Certified aquanaut National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.


Member Democratic Party Steering and Policy Committee. Member Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Chairman 1st Congressional District Democratic Caucus.

With Army of the United States, 1951-1953. Member American Farm Bureau, American Legion, National Eagle Scout Association, National Rifle Association, Wilderness Society, Cousteau Society, Boston Marathon Association, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi.


Married Debra Drury Alexander. 1 child, Alyse Haven.

Debra Drury Alexander

Alyse Haven Alexander,