John A. Field, Jr.
John A. Field, Jr. (March 22, 1910 – December 16, 1995) was a United States federal judge.Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Field received an A.B. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1932 and an LL....
Thomas Lucy
Sir Thomas Lucy (24 April 1532 – 7 July 1600) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1571 and 1585. He was a magistrate in Warwickshire, but is best known for his links to Willia...
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Bartholomew Shower
Sir Bartholomew Shower (1658–1701) was an English lawyer and politician, Recorder of London and a prominent High Tory.
He was born in Northgate Street, Exeter, on 14 December 1658, the third son o...
Nathaniel Bond
Nathaniel Bond KS (14 June 1634 – 31 August 1707), of Creech Grange in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, was an English lawyer and Member of Parliament.Bond was the fourth son of Denis Bond,...
Thomas Trevor (1586–1656)
Sir Thomas Trevor (6 July 1586 – 21 December 1656) was an English lawyer, judge and Member of Parliament, most notable for having delivered the judgment against John Hampden in the Ship Money case.
John Farr Abbott
John Farr Abbott, sometimes Abbot (1756 – 22 September 1794) was a British barrister. He was a member of Lincoln's Inn, and became a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and a Fellow o...
Aquilla B. Caldwell
Aquilla Bolton Caldwell (February 11, 1814 – June 18, 1893) was West Virginia's First & Fifth Attorney General between 1863–1864 and 1869–1870. (Elected 1863, Appointed 1869)Caldwell w...
Thomas Denton (died 1558)
Thomas Denton (before 1515 – October 3, 1558) was an English lawyer and politician, a Member of Parliament from 1536 until his death in 1558. He was elected, consecutively, by six parliamentary ...
Edward Atkyns (1630-1698)
Sir Edward Atkyns (c 1630 – October 1698) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660. He was the Chief Baron of the Exchequer from 1686 to 1689.
Atkyns was t...
Charles James Faulkner
Charles James Faulkner (September 21, 1847 – January 13, 1929) was a United States Senator from West Virginia and the son of Charles James Faulkner, a U.S. Representative from Virginia ...
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Charles Adams (1770–1800)
Charles Adams (May 29, 1770 – November 30, 1800) was the second son of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail (Smith) Adams. He died of alcoholism on November 30, 1800.At the age of nine he travel...
Thomas Rant
Sir Thomas Rant (1604 - 2 June 1671) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660.Rant was the son of William Rant MD of Norwich. He was educated at Norwich under Mr S...
Henry Bell Gilkeson
Henry Bell Gilkeson (June 6, 1850 – September 29, 1921) was an American lawyer, politician, school administrator, and banker in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Gilkeson was born in Moorefield, Virgin...
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Augustus A. Chapman
Augustus Alexandria Chapman (March 9, 1805 – June 7, 1876) was a 19th-century politician and lawyer from Virginia.
Born in Union, Virginia (now West Virginia), Chapman studied law as a young...
Robert E. Lee Allen
Robert Edward Lee Allen (November 28, 1865 – January 28, 1951) was a U.S. Representative from West Virginia.
Born in Lima, West Virginia in Tyler County, Allen attended the country schools, Fairmo...
John Lenthall (Roundhead)
Sir John Lenthall (c. 1625–1681) was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He was elected M.P. for Gloucester in 1645 and was knighted by Oliver Cromwell in 1658. After the Restoration he was ...
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Francis Tate
Francis Tate (1560–1616) was an English antiquary and politician, Member of Parliament for Northampton and Shrewsbury.
Tate was born in 1560 at Gayton, the second son of Bartholomew Tate (d. 1601)...
Francis Clerke (c. 1665–91)
Francis Clerke (c. 1665–1691) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1690 to 1691. Clerke was the son of Sir Francis Clerke of Ulcombe and Rochester and his second wife Elizabe...
Gabriel Jones (Virginia)
Gabriel Jones (May 17, 1724 – October 1806) was an 18th-century Welsh American lawyer, legislator, court clerk and civil servant in the colony (and later U.S. state) of Virginia.Jones attended Christ'...
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James Gronninger
James Davis Gronninger (January 15, 1880 – January 30, 1944) was an American attorney, baseball player, manager, and league president.
Gronninger was born at Lucasville, Ohio in January 1880. His...
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Danny Dahill
Dan "Danny" Dahill (September 28, 1919 – April 15, 2013) was an American lawyer and legislator.Born in Glen Jean, West Virginia, Dahill served in the United States Marine Corps during World War ...
George Dempster of Dunnichen
George Dempster of Dunnichen and Skibo FRSE FSA (Scot) (1732–1818) was a Scottish advocate, landowner, agricultural improver and politician. Dempster served as Member of Parliament for the Perth...
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Alston G. Dayton
Alston Gordon Dayton (October 18, 1857 – July 30, 1920) was a Republican politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative, and later as a United States federal judge.Bo...
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George Outram
George Outram (1805–1856), humorous poet, was a Scottish advocate, a friend of Professor Wilson, and for some time editor of the The Herald in Glasgow. He printed privately in 1851 Legal lyrics and me...
William B. Cornwell
William Benjamin Cornwell (November 25, 1864 – April 8, 1926) was an American lawyer, businessperson, newspaper editor and publisher, and railroad and timber executive in the U.S. state of West Virgin...
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