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Index: US - WV - Fayette - George Henry Skaggs

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Biographies of Fayette County, WV

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

746

SKAGGS, GEORGE HENRY. (Democrat.) Address:
Marvel, West Va.  One of the representatives from
Fayette county.  Born at Marvel, Fayette county;
educated in the public schools; is a miner by occupation,
and has done much for the betterment of general conditions
surrounding the mining industry, especially as regards
social and educational features; was postmaster at
Marvel from July 1912 until 1915; elected to the House
of Delegates in 1916; during the 1917 session received
the following committee assignments: Military Affairs,
Claims and Grievances, Forestry and Conservation,
Mines and Mining, and State Boundaries.


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