Category Archives: Putnam

Columbus W. Taylor

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

749

TAYLOR, COLUMBUS W. (Republican.) Address:
Hurricane, West Va. A member of the House of Dele-
gates from Putnam county. Born near Hurricane, Decem-
ber 25, 1855; educated in the public schools; was the first
town sergeant of Hurricane, holding the position for a
number of years; later was appointed Mayor, holding that
position for a considerable length of time; at present is
engaged in the mercantile business and at farming; was
elected to the Legislature in 1916, and during the sessions
of 1917 was assigned to and served on the following
committees: Elections and Privileges, Executive Offices
and Library, and Insurance.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook

Julius Edgar Frazier

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. 724

FRAZIER, JULIUS EDGAR. (Democrat.) Address:
Buffalo, West Va. Was born December 25, 1865, in the
county of Putnam; received his education in the schools-
of Point Pleasant; is a fanner and traveling salesman by
occupation; served a term as Sheriff of Putnam county;
was elected to the State Senate in November, 1916; is
a hold-over Senator; his committee assignments in the
sessions of 1917 were as follows: Privileges and Elections,
Counties and Municipal Corporations, Public Build-
ings and Humane Institutions, Railroads, Immigration.
and Agriculture, Medicine and Sanitation, and Forestry
and Conservation.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook