William R. Hill

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William R. Hill was a member of City Council first elected in 1950.


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Biography

Hill was the president of Hill and Irving Funeral Home. [1]

1950 election

Hill was nominated in the April 4, 1950 Democratic primary along with Gus K. Tebell. [1] The pair defeated Francis Fife who ran as an independent that year. [2]

1954 election

One of his elections was on June 8, 1954 and took office on September 1, 1954. [3]

1966 election

He was later an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Charlottesville City Council in the June 14, 1966 election.


Candidate Votes %
Robert S. Johnson (R) 2,456 57%
Gunther "Dutch" Vogt (R) 2,400 55%
William R. Hill (D) 2,006 46%
John E. Trevilian (D) 1,766 40%
Source: City of Charlottesville[4]

Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. City's Democrats Nominate Hill and Tebell; Council Primary Brings Out 1,200 voters, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 28, 1950, retrieved June 13, 2017 from University of Virginia Library.
  2. Web. Hill and Tebell Win Council Seats;Vote Exceeds 2,500, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 14, 1950, retrieved June 13, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 14, 1950 page 1.
  3. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, June 21, 1954.
  4. Web. Election Results for June 14, 1966, City of Charlottesville, retrieved December 31, 2010.