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.
DAVIS, JOSEPH WILBUR. (Democrat.) Address:
Macdonald, West Va. Born in Pamplin, Appomattox
county, Virginia; received his education in the public
schools and at Massey Business College, Richmond; was
a farmer by occupation until 1900; came to West Vir-
ginia in December of that year and has since been engaged
in the mercantile business in Fayette county; was elected
as one of the representatives from that county to the
Legislature in 1916; during the sessions of 1917 served on
the House committees on Penitentiary, Insurance, Mines
and Mining, Private Corporations and Joint Stock Com-
panies, Humane Institutions and Public Buildings.
Submitted by: Valerie Crook