HULL, WILLIAM EDGAR, a Representative from Illinois; born in Lewistown, Fulton County, Ill., January 13,
1866; attended the common schools, Lewistown High School, and Illinois College at Jacksonville, Ill.;
president of the Manito Chemical Co.; postmaster of Peoria, Ill., 1898-1906; delegate to the
Republican National Conventions in 1916 and 1920; member of the board of directors of the Illinois
Highway Improvement Association; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four
succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1933); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in
1932; resumed his former pursuits in Peoria, Ill.; died in a hospital in Toronto, Canada, May 30,
1942, while on a visit; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Ill.