Members of the First West Virginia Constitutional Convention

Assembled at Wheeling, Virginia on November 26, 1861 and adjourned February 18, 1862

This list taken from How West Virginia Was Made (Lewis A Virgil, 1909)

Name Age Nativity Occupation County Post Office
Gordon Battelle 47 Ohio Minister Ohio Wheeling
John L Boggs Virginia Pendleton Franklin
James H Brown 42 Virginia Lawyer Kanawha Charleston
John J Brown 35 Virginia Lawyer Preston Kingwood
Richard L Brooks 52 Virginia Minister Upshur Rock Cave
Wm. W Brumfield 33 Virginia Farmer Wayne Ceredo
Elbert H Caldwell 52 Virginia Lawyer Marshall Moundsville
Thos. R Carskadon 24 Virginia Farmer Hampshire New Creek Sta
James S Cassady 40 Virginia Farmer Fayette Fayetteville
Henry D Chapman 63 Mass Physician Roane Spencer
Richard M Cook 40 Virginia Farmer Mercer Princeton
Henry Dering 50 Virginia Merchant Monongalia Morgantown
John A Dille 40 Penn Lawyer Preston Kingwod
Abijah Dolly 44 Virginia Farmer Hardy Greenland
Daniel W Gibson Physician Pocahontas Greenbank
Samuel T Griffith Physician Mason W Columbia
Robert Hagar 51 Virginia Minister Boone Boone C H
Ephraim B Hall 39 Virginia Lawyer Marion Fairmont
John Hall 56 Ireland Farmer Mason Point Pleasant
Stephen M Hansley 42 Virginia Farmer Raleigh Marshall
Thomas W Harrison 37 Virginia Lawyer Harrison Clarksburg
Hiram Haymond 55 Virginia Farmer Marion Palatine
James Hervey 41 Ohio Lawyer Brooke Wellsburg
J P Hoback 25 Virginia Teacher McDowell Peeryville
Joseph Hubbs 54 Penn Farmer Pleasants St. Marys
Robert Irvine 47 Virginia Lawyer Lewis Weston
Daniel Lamb 51 Penn Lawyer Ohio Wheeling
R W Lauck 49 Virginia Lawyer Wetzel Martinsville
E S Mahon 45 Maryland Farmer Jackson Ravenswood
Andrew Mann 28 Virginia Farmer Greenbrier Falling Springs
John R McCutchen Virginia Farmer Nicholas Summersville
Dudley S Montague 61 Virginia Hotel Keeper Putnam Red House Sh'ls
Emmett J O'Brien 42 Virginia Mechanic Barbour Burnersville
Granville Parker 51 Mass Lawyer Cabell Guyandotte
James W Parsons 49 Virginia Farmer Tucker St. George
James W Paxton 40 Virginia Merchant Ohio Wheeling
David S Pinnell Upshur
Joseph S Pomeroy 40 Penn Minister Hancock Fairview
John M Powell 36 Virginia Minister Harrison West Milford
Job Robinson Virginia Farmer Calhoun
A F Ross Teacher Ohio West Liberty
Lewis Ruffner 64 Virginia Salt Manf'r Kanawha Kan. Salines
Edward W Ryan Virginia Minister Fayette Fayetteville
Geo. W Sheetz 38 Virginia Carpenter Hampshire Piedmont
Josiah Simmons 47 Virginia Farmer Randolph Leedsville
Harmon Sinsel 44 Virginia Carpenter Taylor Pruntyville
Benjamin H Smith 62 Virginia Lawyer Logan Charleston
Abram D Soper 66 New York Lawyer Tyler Sisterville
Benj. L Stephenson 35 Virginia Farmer Clay Clay C.H.
Wm. E Stevenson 40 Penn Farmer Wood Parkersburg
Benjamin F Stewart 52 New York Merchant Wirt Newark
Chapman J Stuart 41 Virginia Lawyer Doddridge West Union
Gustavus F Taylor 26 Virginia Lawyer Braxton Braxton C.H.
Moses Titchenel 54 Virginia Minister Marion Fairmont
Thomas H Trainer 42 Virginia Minister Marshall Cameron
Peter G Van Winkle 53 New York Lawyer Wood Parkersburg
William Walker 34 Virginia Lawyer Wyoming Oceana
William W Warder 40 Virginia Farmer Gilmer Troy
Joseph S Wheat Virginia Morgan Berkeley Springs
Waitman T Willey 50 Virginia Lawyer Monongalia Morgantown
Andrew J Wilson 60 Virginia Farmer Ritchie Pennsboro

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