FULMER, Willa Lybrand, (1884 - 1968)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

FULMER, Willa Lybrand, (wife of Hampton P. Fulmer), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Wagener, Aiken County, S.C., February 3, 1884; attended the Wagener, (S.C.) public schools and Greenville (S.C.) Female College; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Hampton P. Fulmer, and served from November 7, 1944, to January 3, 1945; was not a candidate for election to the Seventy-ninth Congress; engaged in agricultural pursuits until her retirement; died May 13, 1968, aboard a ship en route to Europe; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Orangeburg, S.C.


”Willa Lybrand Fulmer” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.