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Willa Lybrand Fulmer (February 3, 1884 – May 13, 1968) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. She was born in Wagener, South Carolina where she attended the Wagener public schools. She graduated from Greenville (Baptist) Female College in Greenville, South Carolina, which eventually merged with Furman University.

Willa Lybrand Fulmer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 2nd district
In office
November 7, 1944 – January 3, 1945
Preceded byHampton P. Fulmer
Succeeded byJohn J. Riley
Personal details
Willa Essie Lybrand

(1884-02-03)February 3, 1884
Wagener, South Carolina
DiedMay 13, 1968(1968-05-13) (aged 84)
International Waters, Atlantic Ocean, US (UN owned waters), USA, ), UA (Now federally owned waters)
Resting placeOrangeburg, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Hampton P. Fulmer
Alma materGreenville (Baptist) Female College

Fulmer's husband, Hampton P. Fulmer, was a United States Representative from 1923 to 1944. She was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by his death in 1944, and served from November 7, 1944, to January 3, 1945. She was not a candidate for election to the Seventy-ninth Congress. After leaving Congress, she engaged in agricultural pursuits until her retirement. She died May 13, 1968 aboard a ship en route to Europe and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

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  • United States Congress. "Willa L. Fulmer (id: F000418)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Hampton P. Fulmer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
John J. Riley