Ernest L. Bailey —
of Matoaka, Mercer
Born in Dott, Mercer
coal business; West Virginia State Road Commissioner; delegate
to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944,
Virginia Democratic state chair, 1948-52; Presidential Elector
for West Virginia, 1948;
member of West Virginia
Democratic State Executive Committee, 1952-53.
of Winton E. Bailey and Josephine (Mastin) Bailey; married, September
16, 1914, to Minniebelle Atkins.|
Gino R. Colombo (b. 1939) —
of Nutter Fort, Harrison
Born in Harrison
County, W.Va., October
Democrat. Coal broker; real estate
business; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates, 1971-78 (Harrison County
1971-74, 25th District 1975-78); member of West
Virginia state senate 13th District, 1979-86; defeated, 1986.
ancestry. Member, Lions; Moose; Izaak
Walton League; Sigma
Still living as of 1986.
of Sam Colombo and Lenora Colombo; married to Virginia
Gory Hogg (1873-1963) —
of Harvey, Fayette
County, W.Va.; Lewisburg, Greenbrier
Born in Point Pleasant, Mason
County, W.Va., June 29,
president, Greenbrier Valley Bank;
director, New River Banking and
Trust Co.; director, Scotia Coal & Coke Co.; director,
South Side Coal Co.; member of West
Virginia state senate 9th District, 1915-18; member of Democratic
National Committee from West Virginia, 1936-40.
Rite Masons; Knights
Died in March, 1963
years, 0 days).
Entombed at Rosewood
Cemetery, Lewisburg, W.Va.
of Walter Harden Hogg (c.1838-1917) and Elizabeth (McGuffin) Hogg;
9, 1903, to Caroline James Butterfield.|
Harry Bruce Martin (b. 1883) —
also known as Harry B. Martin —
of Elkins, Randolph
Born in Wyatt, Harrison
County, W.Va., September
Republican. Coal broker; member of West
Virginia state senate 13th District, 1929-32; defeated, 1936.
West Virginia Blue Book 1929|
Edward Ray Reed (b. 1891) —
also known as E. Ray Reed —
of Clay, Clay
Born in Clay, Clay
County, W.Va., March
coal business; oil and gas
operator; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1933-36;
defeated, 1936; member of West
Virginia state senate 4th District, 1941-44, 1951-54; candidate
in primary for U.S.
Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1946; candidate
Virginia state auditor, 1956; member of West Virginia
Republican State Executive Committee, 1967.
of James Reed and Carrie (Wheeler) Reed; married 1917 to Lula
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