BONER, William Hill, (1945 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BONER, William Hill, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., February 14, 1945; attended Warner public school, 1953-1959; graduated, East Nashville Senior High School, 1963; B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1967; M.A., George Peabody College, Nashville, 1969; served in the Tennessee house of representatives, 1970-1972, 1974-1976; engaged in banking profession, 1972-1976; law clerk, 1976-1977; served in Tennessee State senate, 1976-1978; J.D., YMCA Night Law School, Nashville, 1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1979, until his resignation on October 5, 1987; elected mayor of Nashville, Tenn., on September 22, 1987, for a four-year term beginning October 5, 1987; is a resident of Nashville, Tenn.