Wateman Turner Talbott

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

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TALBOTT, WATEMAN TURNER. (Democrat.)
Address: Webster Springs, West Va. Born near Philippi,
Barbour county; educated in the public schools, at Fair-
mont Normal and West Virginia University; took the
law course at the latter institution and received the degree
of L. L. B.; since then has been engaged in active practice;
has served as Mayor of Webster Springs; was elected to
the House of Delegates in 1899, again in 1909, again in
1914, and was re-elected in 1916; served on committees
as follows in 1917: Forfeited and Unappropriated Lands
(Chairman); Elections and Privileges, Judiciary, Pro-
hibition and Temperance, Rules, Forestry and Con-
servation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook