Jonah Edward Kelley
Jonah Edward "Eddie" Kelley (April 13, 1923 – January 31, 1945) was a United States Army soldier who received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Wo...
Robert White (West Virginia State Senator)
Robert White (May 28, 1876 – August 15, 1935) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia. White served four consecutive terms as the Prosecuting Attorney for H...
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Ruth Rowan
Ruth Rowan (born September 12, 1948) is an American politician from the U.S. state of West Virginia. She is a member of the Republican Party and is currently the West Virginia House of Delegates memb...
Alexander White (Virginia)
Alexander White (1738 – September 19, 1804) was a distinguished early American lawyer and politician in the present-day U.S. states of Virginia and West Virginia.White served as an elected member of t...
Herman G. Kump
Herman Guy Kump (October 31, 1877 – February 14, 1962) was the Democratic Governor of West Virginia from 1933 to 1937. In 1907, he married Edna Hall Scott. He served as the 19th Governo...
Joshua Soule Zimmerman
Joshua Soule Zimmerman (January 16, 1874 – September 2, 1962) was an American lawyer, politician, and orchardist in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Zimmerman served as the Prosecuting Attorney for Ha...
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Robert White (judge)
Robert White (March 29, 1759 – March 9, 1831) was a distinguished early American military officer, lawyer, judge, and politician in the U.S. state of Virginia.White represented Frederick County in the...
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James Caudy
James Caudy (1707 – March 15, 1784) was an American frontiersman, settler, and landowner in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians of the Colony of Virginia—present-day West Virginia. Caudy was born in the...
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George Edwin Brill
George Edwin Brill, (October 8, 1867 near Capon Springs, West Virginia – December 25, 1956) was an American postal inspector who was instrumental in the arrest of Frank M. Young.Brill attended county ...
Francis White (Virginia)
Francis White (1761 – October 6, 1826) was a distinguished early American lawyer and politician in what was then the U.S. state of Virginia (now West Virginia).White served as a member of the Virginia...
William Foreman
Captain William Foreman (died September 27, 1777) was a colonial American officer from Hampshire County, Virginia, who was killed during an Indian ambush at the McMechen Narrows on the Ohio River sout...
John Baker White (West Virginia politician)
John Baker White DSO (August 24, 1868 – June 2, 1944) was an American lawyer, military officer, and Democratic politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia. White served as a Captain in the West Virg...
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Henepola Gunaratana
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is a Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist monk. He is often affectionately known as Bhante G.
Henepola Gunaratana was born December 7, 1927 in the small Sri Lankan village of H...
John J. Jacob (West Virginia)
John Jeremiah Jacob (December 9, 1829 – November 24, 1893) was a Democratic politician from Green Spring (Hampshire County), West Virginia. Jacob served two terms as the fourth Governor...
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Richard Stafford
Richard Stafford (c1755 – 1808) was a land speculator and pioneer of Hampshire County, West Virginia. He was one of the founding trustees of Fort Ashby, West Virginia, in 1787.
Richard Stafford w...
Lee Hawse Patteson
Lee Hawse Patteson (1902–1955) was the wife of former Governor of West Virginia Okey L. Patteson and served as that state's First Lady, 1949-1953. She was born May 28, 1902 at Romney, West Virginia. ...
John Rinehart Blue
John Rinehart Blue (October 13, 1905 – May 27, 1965) was a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Hampshire County, West Virginia from 1953 through 1959. Blue was also ...
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Charles S. Lawrence
Charles S. Lawrence (December 22, 1892 - June 12, 1970) was a United States Army colonel who would survive the Bataan Death March to later become the first Executive Vice President of the Institute of...
Jesse B. Aikin
Jesse Bowman Aikin (1808–1900) was a shape note "singing master", and compiler of the shape note tunebook The Christian Minstrel. He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania and lived on a farm in Hat...
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Felix Walker (American politician)
Felix Walker (19 July 1753 – 1828) was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1817 and 1823.Walker was born near the Potomac River in what was then Hampshire County, Virg...
Joseph Neville
Joseph Neville (December 2, 1733 – March 4, 1819) was an American soldier and statesman from Virginia. He represented Hampshire County in the Virginia House of Burgesses between 1773 and 1776. He repr...
James Sloan Kuykendall
James Sloan Kuykendall (December 9, 1878 – February 28, 1928) was an American farmer, lawyer, and Democratic politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Kuykendall was twice elected as a member of ...
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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 Brenton (1740–1782)
James Brenton (1740–1782) was an American Revolutionary War officer. He was killed by American Indians during the Battle of Blue Licks in Robertson County, Kentucky (then Kentucky County, Virginia). H...