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
Members of the House of Delegates.
HARPER, EBENEZER HOWARD. (Republican.) Ad-
dress: Keystone, West Va. One of the delegates from Mc-
Dowell. Bom in Tazewell county, Virginia, August 4,
1864; educated in free schools and V. N. C. I. of Va.: law-
yer and farmer; graduated at Howard University, Washing-
ton, and received the degree of L. L. B.; appointed by Gov-
ernor White in 1904 on the Board of Regents of the West
Virginia Colored Institute; re-appointed by Governor Daw-
son; elected committeeman-at-large by the Republicans in
1912; in the legislative session of 1917 was assigned to
House committees on State Boundaries, Forfeited and Un-
appropriated Lands, Claims and Grievances.
Submitted by: Valerie Crook