Frank Beckwith

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


pg. 722

BECKWITH, FRANK. (Democrat.) Address:
Charles Town. Born in Middleway, Jefferson county,
July 26, 1848; educated in the country schools and in
New York; a lawyer by profession, receiving his legal
training in Charles Town; member of House of Delegates
in 1881 and 1887; appointed Judge Thirteenth Circuit by
Governor Wilson to fill the unexpired term of Charles
James Faulkner; elected to the State Senate from the Fif-
teenth District in 1914; in 1917 served on the following
Senate standing committees: Judiciary, Education, Banks
and Corporations, Penitentiary, Federal Relations, Insur-
ance, Labor, To Examine the Clerk’s Office, Prohibition
and Temperance.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook