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.
BLAND, ROBERT.- (Democrat.) Address: Logan,
West Va. Born on a farm in Doddridge county; received
his earlier education in public schools and later attended
West Virginia University; a practicing attorney, receiving
his legal training in the law school of the University; served
four years as Mayor of the city of Logan and eight years as
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of Logan county; elected to
the House of Delegates in 1914; re-elected in 1916; assigned
to the following standing committees in 1917: Mines and
Mining (Chairman); Judiciary, Labor, Forfeited and Un-
appropriated Lands, Virginia Debt.
Submitted by: Valerie Crook