MULKEY, William Oscar, (1871 - 1943)


MULKEY, William Oscar, a Representative from Alabama; born in Brundidge, Pike County, Ala., July 27, 1871; attended the public schools and was graduated from State Normal College, Troy, Ala., in 1892; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Troy, Geneva County, Ala., in 1894; member of the State constitutional convention in 1901; served in the State house of representatives in 1911; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry D. Clayton and served from June 29, 1914, to March 3, 1915; was not a candidate for renomination in 1914; resumed the practice of law; died in Geneva, Ala., June 30, 1943; interment in Geneva Cemetery.