Boyd B. Stutler

GILMER COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA
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Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
Valerie & Tommy Crook
vfcrook@trellis.net
July 9, 2000
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The History of West Virginia, Old and New
Published 1923, The American Historical Society, Inc.,
Chicago and New York, Volume III,
pg. 472-473

[handwritten note “d. 1970”]
BOYD B. STUTLER was born July 10, 1889, near Coxs
Mills, Gilmer County, West Virginia, the son of Daniel E.
and Emily B. Stutler, and was reared to manhood in Grants-
ville, Calhoun County, to which point he moved with his
parents in 1897.

Mr. Stutler is a practical printer and newspaper man.
He acquired his first experience in this profession when he
entered the office of the, Calhoun Signal at Grantsville in
1900. Later he purchased the Grantsville News, and from
July 1, 1907, to September 1, 1917, was editor and manager
of that publication. During that period he was mayor of
Grantsville, 1911-12, and president of the Board of Educa-
tion of Grantsville independent district, 1915-16.

Mr. Stutler entered the army as a private for service in
the World war, and was honorably discharged as a sergeant
with the successful termination of hostilities. He served
with Battery A and Headquarters Company, Three Hundred
and Fourteenth Field Artillery, Eightieth Division, from Sep-
tember 4, 1917, to June 7, 1919, serving with the American
Expeditionary Forces in France from May 26, 1918, until
May 28, 1919, participating in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-
Argonne offensives.

Mr. Stutler married Miss Catheolene M. Huffman on No-
vember 26, 1911, and they have two sons, William Morris,
born in 1914, and Warren Harding, born in 1920. He is a
member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the
Knights of Pythias and the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows.