Daniel Haymond Polsley


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Palatine, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Oct 1877 (aged 73)
Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6814223 View Source

US Congressman. He completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1827 and commenced to practice law in Wellsburg, West Virginia. He edited the Western Transcript newspaper (1833-45), moved to Mason County in 1845, engaged in agricultural pursuits and practiced law there. He was a member of the Wheeling loyal conventions of 1861, was chosen Lieutenant Governor of the State of Virginia in 1861 and was judge of the seventh judicial district of West Virginia, (1863-66). In 1867, he was elected as a Republican to the Fortieth Congress, serving until 1869. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 73.

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  • Added: 1 Oct 2002
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