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Wilson S. Hill

Born: Jan 19, 1863

Death: Feb 14, 1921

Nationality: United States

Wilson S. Hill

Date of Birth : Jan 19, 1863
Date of Death : Feb 14, 1921

Wilson Shedric Hill was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born near Lodi, Choctaw County, Mississippi. Hill attended the common schools and the University of Mississippi at Oxford. He was graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1884. He was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice in Winona, Mississippi. He served as a member of the State house of representatives in 1885. He served as district attorney for the fifth judicial district of Mississippi 1891-1903. He served as a member of the city council of Winona 1892-1894. Hill was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, and Sixtieth Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908. He resumed the practice of law in Greenwood, Mississippi. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1912. He served as district attorney for the northern judicial district 1914-1921. He died in Greenwood, Mississippi, February 14, 1921. He was interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Winona, Mississippi.

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