Benjamin Rymer Twyman

Biographical Sketches of Members of Congress, Members of the Legislature,
Officers of the State Governement and judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals,
West Virigina, 1917

West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register, 1917,
Compiled and Edited by John T. Harris, Clerk of the Senate,
The Tribune Printing Co., Charleston, West Va.
pgs. 719 – 770



Address: Cairo, West Va. Born in Tyler county March
15, 1860; educated in the public schools and the Fairmont
State Normal; was President of the Board of Education
of his home district and Postmaster at Cairo from 1901
until 1910; is at present engaged in farming and the
mercantile business, but is chiefly interested in scientific
farming; was elected to the Legislature from Ritchie
county in 1916; during the sessions of 1917 had the
following committee assignments: Counties, Districts
and Municipal Corporations, Insurance, Military Affairs.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook