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
MAHAN, THOMAS JONES. (Republican.) Address:
Follansbee, West Va. Representative from Brooke county.
Born in Brooke county, Virginia (that part now being
Hancock county, West Virginia), in 1846; educated in
the common schools and at Mount Union College, Alliance,
Ohio; extensively engaged in the real estate business; has
served as a member and President of the Board of Educa-
tion of Crow Creek District of Brooke county, and as
Mayor of Follansbee; elected to the legislature in 1916,
he served in the 1917 sessions on the following commit-
tees: Immigration and Agriculture, Humane Institutions
and Public Buildings and Prohibition.
Submitted by: Valerie Crook