Category Archives: Calhoun

Paul Hardman

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. 737

Members of the House of Delegates.

HARDMAN, PAUL. (Democrat.) Address: Hall-
burg, West Va. Delegate from Clay county. Bom at
Hardman Bend, Calhoun county, February 22, 1886; re-
ceived his elementary education in the common schools
and later attended Marshll College, at Huntington; is a
farmer, lumberman and livestock man; never held pub-
lic office until he was elected to represent Clay county in
the present Legislature; his committee assignments during
sessions of 1917 were as follows: Immigration and Agricul-
ture, Executive Offices and Library, Printing and Contin-
gent Expenses, Military Affairs, Arts, Science and Gen-
eral Improvements.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook

Lester Kenna

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

741

LESTER, KENNA. (Democrat.) Address: Pink,
West Va. Born in Wirt county. West Virginia, March
24, 1889; educated in the district and select schools;
is now engaged in farming, in which business he is re-
garded as authority insofar as scientific and advanced
methods are concerned. Mr. Lester was elected to the
legislature from Calhoun county in 1916, and in the
sessions of 1917 was assigned to and served on the fol-
lowing standing committees of the House: Education
Counties, Districts and Municipal Corporations, Game
and Fish, Insurance, Roads and Internal Navigation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook

Hardman Paul

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. 737

Members of the House of Delegates.

HARDMAN, PAUL. (Democrat.) Address: Hall-
burg, West Va. Delegate from Clay county. Bom at
Hardman Bend, Cnlhoun county, February 22, 1886; re-
ceived his elementary education in the common schools
and later attended Marshll College, at Huntington; is a
farmer, lumberman and livestock man; never held pub-
lic office until he was elected to represent Clay county in
the present Legislature; his committee assignments during
sessions of 1917 were as follows: Immigration and Agricul-
ture, Executive Offices and Library, Printing and Contin-
gent Expenses, Military Affairs, Arts, Science and Gen-
eral Improvements.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook

Kenna Lester

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

741

LESTER, KENNA. (Democrat.) Address: Pink,
West Va. Born in Wirt county. West Virginia, March
24, 1889; educated in the district and select schools;
is now engaged in farming, in which business he is re-
garded as authority insofar as scientific and advanced
methods are concerned. Mr. Lester was elected to the
legislature from Calhoun county in 1916, and in the
sessions of 1917 was assigned to and served on the fol-
lowing standing committees of the House: Education
Counties, Districts and Municipal Corporations, Game
and Fish, Insurance, Roads and Internal Navigation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook