Bankhead, John Hollis
(1872-1946)
   Born in Lamar County, Alabama, John H. Bankhead graduated from the University of Alabama in 1891, and from Georgetown University Law School in 1893. He and his brother William B. Bankhead established their own law company in 1905. A Democrat, from 1903 to 1907 John Bankhead was a member of the Alabama state legislature. In 1930, he was elected to the U.S. Senate—a position he held until 1946. Bankhead drafted several pieces of legislation relating to agriculture, particularly cotton, and he was coauthor of the revised Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938.
   See also Bankhead Cotton Act; Bankhead Cotton Control Act.

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