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William Henry Somers

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



SOMERS, WILLIAM HENRY. (Republican.) Ad-
dress: Berkeley Springs, West Va. Member of the
House of Delegates from Morgan county. Born at
Frederick, Maryland, July 20, 1860; educated in the
free schools of Indiana; is a banker and orchardist; has
served as President of the Board of Education and as
Postmaster at Berkeley Springs; President of the Bank
of Morgan county; is identified with the general business
interests of Morgan county; was elected to the House of
Delegates in 1916 and during the 1917 session he received
and filled the following committee assignments: Immigra-
tion and Agriculture, Railroads and Labor..

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