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West Virginia Congressmen, Biographical Sketches

Collection Number: A&M 2295


A collection of biographical sketches written by West Virginia Representatives and Senators for inclusion in the 1859 and 1869 editions of Charles Lanman's "Dictionary of the United States Congress", as well as correspondence and photographs. Congressmen represented in this collection include William Armstrong, Jacob Blair, Arthur I. Boreman, Alexander Boteler, William Gay Brown, John S. Carlile, Sherrard Clemens, Isaac Duval, C.D. Hubbard, A. G. Jenkins, Zedekiah Kidwell, B.M. Kitchen, George R. Latham, Isaac Leffler, James McGrew, William S. Morgan, Daniel H. Polsley, James Stephenson, George William Summers, Peter Van Winkle, Kellian Whaley, John S. Witcher, Waitman T. Willey, Edgar C. Wilson, Henry Wise, and John S. Witcher. This collection contains photographs of Hubbard, Kidwell, Whaley, and Charles James Faulkner. Also includes a photocopy of the Foreword to the 1971 edition of "The Biographical Dictionary of the American Congress".


  • Creation: 1835-1869, 1971

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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 1/2 in. (28 folders in 1 document case))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

West Virginia Congressmen, Biographical Sketches, 1835-1869, 1971
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US