John Edward Emsley

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. 735

Members of the House of Delegates.

EMSLEY, JOHN EDWARD. (Republican.) Ad-
dress: West Liberty, West Va. One of the representatives
from Ohio county. Bom January 29, 1881, in Marshall
county; educated in the public schools and at West Liberty
State Normal School; is a prosperous farmer and dairy-
man and a breeder of fine cattle; has served as President
of the Board of Education of Liberty District, Ohio
county; elected to the House of Delegates in November
1916, and in the sessions of 1917 served on the following
standing committees of that body: Roads znd [sic] Inter-
nal Navigation, Claims and Grievances and State Boun-
daries.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook