Henry G Vencill

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. 729

VENCILL, HENRY G, (Democrat.) Address: Dixie,
West Va. Born March 12, 1862, in Russell county, Vir-
ginia; was educated in the common schools of Elliott
county, Kentucky; is engaged in farming, stock raising and
the lumber business; was elected to the Senate in Novem-
ber, 1916, from the Ninth Senatorial District; is a hold-over
Senator; during the sessions of 1917 he served on the follow-
ing standing committees of the Senate: Roads and Naviga-
tion, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions, Militia,
Mines and Mining, Immigration and Agriculture, Passed
and Enrolled Bills, Public Library.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook