Herbert L. Clelland (1871-1964)

 

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Source: Biography written for the WV Legislative Handbook and Manual 1924
Submitted by: Dixie Clelland Sorenson

CLELLAND, HERBERT L. (Democrat)
Address: Grafton, West Virginia, R. D.
Born at Saltwell, Harrison County, November 23, 1871

Educated in the common schools; occupation, farmer and telegraph operator, but has followed several industrial pursuits; was delegate from his district to the Grand Convention of the Order of Railway Telegraphers, held in Baltimore in 1913; member of Advisory Board, Road Construction, Union district, Board of Adjustment, Order of Railway Telegraphers, Wheeling district; is also a member of the Woodmen of the World and of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Veterans Association; married Miss Myrtle Springer in 1896 and is the father of eight children; elected to the House of Delegates as one of the representatives from Marion county in 1922; in the session of 1923 served on the following standing committees of that body; Forestry and Conservation, Penitentiary, Railroads, Labor and Medicine and Sanitation.

 


Death-Certificate (Herbert Lee Clelland)

Death-Certificate (Myrtle Springer Clelland)

 

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