Sanford Lee Cobun

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. 723

COBUN, SANFORD LEE. (Republican.) Address:
Masontown, West Va. Born September 11, 1860, in
Masontown, Preston county; educated in the free and
county select schools; occupation, merchant; President of
the Bank of Masontown; has served as Councilman and
Mayor of his native town; elected to the House of Dele-
gates in 1910; re-elected in 1912; elected to the Senate
from the Fourteenth District in 1916; is a hold-over Sena-
tor; in 1917 served on standing committees as follows:
Banks and Corporations (Chairman); Finance, Public
Buildings and Humane Institutions, Federal Relations, Im-
migration and Agriculture, Mines and Mining, Prohibition
and Temperance, Forestry and Conservation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook