Samuel Olen Billings

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

Source:
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

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

pg. 722

BILLINGS, SAMUEL OLEN. (Republican.) Ad-
dress: Parsons, West Va. Born at Camptown, Pa; edu-
cated in the schools of Bradford county and at the Ohio
Business University; came to West Virginia and located
in Tucker county; served one term as county surveyor and
two terms as county clerk; elected to the State Senate
from the Fourteenth District in 1914; in 1917 served on
standing committees as follows: Claims and Grievances
(Chairman); Public Printing (Chairman); Roads and
Navigation, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions,
Railroads, Militia, Federal Relations, Mines and Mining.
Medicine and Sanita tion, Labor, Forestry and Conservation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook