William Luther Hill

William Luther Hill ( born October 17, 1873 in Gainesville, Florida; † January 5, 1951 ibid ) was an American politician (Democratic Party), who represented the state of Florida for a short time in the U.S. Senate.

William Luther Hill was formed on private and public schools as well as the East Florida Seminary in his hometown of Gainesville. Professionally, he tended initially to the banking and the insurance industry before he took his law degree in 1914 at the Law College of the University of Florida. In the same year he was admitted to the bar and began to practice as a lawyer in Gainesville.

From 1917 to 1936 Hill was working in Washington as secretary to U.S. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher. In addition, he served from 1917 to 1921 as a civil servant ( clerk ) in the Trade Committee of the Senate and worked for the Banking Committee in the same capacity from 1933 to 1936.

On July 1, 1936 Hill was appointed to Duncan Fletcher's death his successor. He assumed the duties of senator provisionally until 3 November of the same year true and retired after the election of Claude Pepper at the official successor out of the Congress. After that, he worked again as a lawyer until he retired in 1947.