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.
FERGUS0N, R. B. (Republican) Address: Blue-
field, West Va. Born in Carter county, Tennessee,
August 6, 1872; educated in the public schools; occupation,
locomotive engineer on the Norfolk & Western Rail-
way; has served eight years in the Bluefield city council
and is still a member of that body; has been a member
of the Board of Education of Beaver Pond District four
years and still serving in that connection; elected to
the Legislature in 1916 as one of the delegates from
Mercer county; committee assignments in 1917: Edu-
cation, Counties, Districts and Municipal Corporations,
Claims and Grievances, Labor.
Submitted by: Valerie Crook