Charles Arthur Sinsel

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

Source:
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

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

pg. 728

SINSEL, DR. CHARLES ARTHUR. (Republican.)
Address: Grafton, West Va. Born in Pruntytown, June 5,
1864; primary education received in public schools; subse-
quently attended West Virginia University and Dennison
University, Granville, Ohio; a physician and surgeon; profes-
sional education received at University of Maryland, Balti-
more; served asPresidentofBoardof Education and Commis-
sioner of Public Schools, Graf ton; member Houseof Delegates
1915; elected to Senate, 1916from Eleventh District; isahold-
over Senator; committee assignments 1917: Medicine and
Sanitation (Chairman); Railroads, Prohibition and Temper-
ance, Education, Public Buildings and Humane Institu-
tions, Penitentiary, To Examine the Clerk’s Office.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook