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ALEXANDER, William Vollie (Bill), Jr.

ALEXANDER, William Vollie (Bill), Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1934–

Biography

ALEXANDER, William Vollie (Bill), Jr., a Representative from Arkansas; born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., January 16, 1934; graduated from Osceola High School, Osceloa, Ark., 1951; attended University of Arkansas; B.A., Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn., 1957; LL.B., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1960; United States Army, Adjutant General Corps, 1953-1955; legal research assistant to Federal Judge Marion Boyd, Memphis, Tenn., 1960-1961; associate, firm of Montedonico, Boone, Gilliland, Heiskell &Loch, 1961-1963; partner, firm of Swift &Alexander, Osceola, Ark., 1963; admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; commissioner, Arkansas Waterways Commission; secretary, Osceola Port Authority; member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; is a resident of Osceola, Ark.

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External Research Collections

Arkansas State University
Dean B. Ellis Library

Jonesboro, AR
Papers: 200 cubic feet. Personal, congressional, and business papers and correspondence, including photographs, video tape, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Unprocessed. Restricted.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Bill Alexander, Democratic Representative from Arkansas. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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