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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.
BibliographyWilla 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