Michael Kern Duty

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. 724

DUTY, MICHAEL KERN. (Republican.) Address:
Pennsboro, West Va. Born in a cabin on Hickory Run,
Tyier county, West Virginia; educated in the common
schools, the State Normal School at Fairmont, and the Uni-
versity of Arkansas; studied law at the latter institution
and from it holds the degree of LL. B.; has served as Mayor
of Pennsboro, County Superintendent of Schools and mem-
ber of the House of Delegates; elected to the Senate from
the Third District in 1916; is a hold-over Senator; com-
mittee assignments in 1917: Education (Chairman);
Judiciary, Roads and Navigation, Federal Relations,
Labor, Claims and Grievances, Rules, Forestry and Con-
servation, Forfeited and Unappropriated Lands.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook