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
WEISS, HARRY A. (Republican.) Address: Wheel-
ing, West Va. One of the delegates from Ohio county.
Born in the town of Benwood, Marshall county, April 23
1884; attended the public schools of Wheeling until he
was fourteen years old, when he was compelled to re-
linquish the opportunities for obtaining a further educa-
tion and go to work in the mills. Mr. Weiss is a sheet iron
rougher by occupation and resides in the city of Wheeling.
He was elected to the House of Delegates in 1912; re-
elected in 1914; re-elected in 1916; committee assign-
ments 1917: Labor, Executive Offices and Library,
Submitted by: Valerie Crook