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 Anderson Claughton Herold Sr.

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Anderson Claughton Herold Sr.

Birth
Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA
Death
29 May 1979 (aged 92)
East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Sutton, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
81425893 View Source

PoliticalGraveyard:
[Anderson Claughton Herold (1886-1979) — also known as Anderson C. Herold — of Sutton, Braxton County, W.Va.; Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Nicholas County, W.Va., June 4, 1886. Democrat. Farmer; banker; candidate for West Virginia state treasurer, 1920; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1923-34; defeated in primary, 1934; chair of Wood County Democratic Party, 1941-42; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945. Died in East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., May 28, 1979 (age 92 years, 358 days). Interment at Sutton Cemetery.
Relatives: Son of Lanty William Herold and Laura Belle (McNutt) Herold; married, December 19, 1911, to Phoebe Genevieve Lee (1887-1986).]

WV Blue Book (1933), p. 117:
[ANDERSON C. HEROLD, (D), of Sutton, Braxton County, was born June 4, 1886, in Nicholas County, son or L. W. and Laura B. Herold; educated in public schools and at Morris-Harvey College; married in 1911, to Genevieve Lee; Southern Methodist ; farmer and banker; nominee for State Treasurer in 1920; state manager for James A. Reed, candidate for the presidential nomination in 1928 ; serving third consecutive term in the Senate, having been elected from the Tenth District in 1922 and reelected in 1926 and 1930, serving as Democratic floor leader in the 1931 session.]

WV Blue Book (1931), p. 591:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C., (Democrat), of Sutton, Braxton county, was born on June 4, 1886, in Nicholas county; educated in the public schools and at Morris Harvey College; farmer and banker; has served as director, cashier, vice president and president of banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties; has been successful in other lines of business; active in state and national politics; nominee for State Treasurer in 1920; state manager for James A. Reed candidacy for the presidential nomination in 1928; serving third consecutive term as senator from the Tenth District; first elected in 1922, serving in the sessions of 1923-25, reelected in 1926 and served in sessions of 1927-29; reelected in 1930 and in the 1931 session was Democratic floor leader and a member of the Committees on Finance, Roads and Navigation, Banks and Corporations, Penitentiary and Militia; patron of resolution concerning and member of Yorktown Sesquicentennial Commission.]

WV Blue Book (1929), p. 167:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C., (Democrat), of Sutton, was born in Nicholas county June 4, 1886, where he received his early education in the public schools and then attended Morris-Harvey College at Barboursville. He is a farmer and banker, and has served as director, cashier, vice president and president of banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties; he has been successful in other lines of business. He was the Democratic nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 and state manager for the James A. Reed candidacy for the Presidency in 1928. Senator Herold served as senator from the Tenth District, composed of the counties of Braxton, Calhoun, Gilmer, Pocahontas and Webster in the sessions of 1923-1925, and 1927; in the session of 1929 he served on the Committees on Finance, Education, Banks and Corporations, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions, Penitentiary, Militia, Claims and Grievances and Public Printing.]

WV Blue Book (1928), p. 189:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. Born in Nicholas County, June 4th, 1886; received his early education in the public schools and then attended Morris Harvey College, at Barboursville; occupation: farming and banking; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties and served at different times as Director, Cashier, Vice-President and President; very successful in other lines of business; Democratic nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 but was defeated; elected on the Democratic ticket as Senator from the Tenth District in 1922 and re-elected in 1926; is a hold-over Senator; following the organization of the Legislature in 1927 was assigned for service on the following committees: Privileges and Elections, Banks and Corporations, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions, Federal Relations, Medicine and Sanitation, Claims and Grievances, Public Printing and Public Library.]

WV Blue Book (1926), p. 149:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. One of the members of the Senate from the Tenth District. Born in Nicholas county on the 4th day of June. 1886; educated in the public schools and at Morris Harvey College. Barboursville; is a successful farmer and banker; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties and served at different times as a director. cashier. vice-president and president; has been very successful in other business pursuits: was the Democrat nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 but met with defeat at the polls: elected to the State Senate in 1922 and in the sessions of 1923. had many important committee assignments; during the session of 1925 served as a member of the following standing committees of the Senate: Privileges and Elections. Finance, Roads and Navigation. Banks and Corporations, Federal Relations, to Examine the Clerk's Office and Forestry and Conservation.]

WV Blue Book (1924), p. 122:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. A hold-over senator from the Tenth District. Born in Nicholas county, June 4, 1886; primary education received in the public schools; afterwards graduated at Morris Harvey College, Barboursville, West Virginia; is a successful farmer and banker; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties serving in the several capacities of director, cashier, vice president and president; very successful in other business pursuits; in 1920 was honored by his party with the nomination for State Treasurer; in the 1922 primary, received the Democratic nomination for State Senator from the Tenth District and was successful at the general election following; after the organization of the Senate in January, 1923, was assigned by the president to the following standing committees: Finance, Banks and Corporations, Militia, Immigration and Agriculture, Labor, Forestry and Conservation, Virginia Debt and the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, on the part of the Senate.]

PoliticalGraveyard:
[Anderson Claughton Herold (1886-1979) — also known as Anderson C. Herold — of Sutton, Braxton County, W.Va.; Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Nicholas County, W.Va., June 4, 1886. Democrat. Farmer; banker; candidate for West Virginia state treasurer, 1920; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1923-34; defeated in primary, 1934; chair of Wood County Democratic Party, 1941-42; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1945. Died in East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., May 28, 1979 (age 92 years, 358 days). Interment at Sutton Cemetery.
Relatives: Son of Lanty William Herold and Laura Belle (McNutt) Herold; married, December 19, 1911, to Phoebe Genevieve Lee (1887-1986).]

WV Blue Book (1933), p. 117:
[ANDERSON C. HEROLD, (D), of Sutton, Braxton County, was born June 4, 1886, in Nicholas County, son or L. W. and Laura B. Herold; educated in public schools and at Morris-Harvey College; married in 1911, to Genevieve Lee; Southern Methodist ; farmer and banker; nominee for State Treasurer in 1920; state manager for James A. Reed, candidate for the presidential nomination in 1928 ; serving third consecutive term in the Senate, having been elected from the Tenth District in 1922 and reelected in 1926 and 1930, serving as Democratic floor leader in the 1931 session.]

WV Blue Book (1931), p. 591:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C., (Democrat), of Sutton, Braxton county, was born on June 4, 1886, in Nicholas county; educated in the public schools and at Morris Harvey College; farmer and banker; has served as director, cashier, vice president and president of banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties; has been successful in other lines of business; active in state and national politics; nominee for State Treasurer in 1920; state manager for James A. Reed candidacy for the presidential nomination in 1928; serving third consecutive term as senator from the Tenth District; first elected in 1922, serving in the sessions of 1923-25, reelected in 1926 and served in sessions of 1927-29; reelected in 1930 and in the 1931 session was Democratic floor leader and a member of the Committees on Finance, Roads and Navigation, Banks and Corporations, Penitentiary and Militia; patron of resolution concerning and member of Yorktown Sesquicentennial Commission.]

WV Blue Book (1929), p. 167:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C., (Democrat), of Sutton, was born in Nicholas county June 4, 1886, where he received his early education in the public schools and then attended Morris-Harvey College at Barboursville. He is a farmer and banker, and has served as director, cashier, vice president and president of banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties; he has been successful in other lines of business. He was the Democratic nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 and state manager for the James A. Reed candidacy for the Presidency in 1928. Senator Herold served as senator from the Tenth District, composed of the counties of Braxton, Calhoun, Gilmer, Pocahontas and Webster in the sessions of 1923-1925, and 1927; in the session of 1929 he served on the Committees on Finance, Education, Banks and Corporations, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions, Penitentiary, Militia, Claims and Grievances and Public Printing.]

WV Blue Book (1928), p. 189:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. Born in Nicholas County, June 4th, 1886; received his early education in the public schools and then attended Morris Harvey College, at Barboursville; occupation: farming and banking; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties and served at different times as Director, Cashier, Vice-President and President; very successful in other lines of business; Democratic nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 but was defeated; elected on the Democratic ticket as Senator from the Tenth District in 1922 and re-elected in 1926; is a hold-over Senator; following the organization of the Legislature in 1927 was assigned for service on the following committees: Privileges and Elections, Banks and Corporations, Public Buildings and Humane Institutions, Federal Relations, Medicine and Sanitation, Claims and Grievances, Public Printing and Public Library.]

WV Blue Book (1926), p. 149:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. One of the members of the Senate from the Tenth District. Born in Nicholas county on the 4th day of June. 1886; educated in the public schools and at Morris Harvey College. Barboursville; is a successful farmer and banker; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties and served at different times as a director. cashier. vice-president and president; has been very successful in other business pursuits: was the Democrat nominee for State Treasurer in 1920 but met with defeat at the polls: elected to the State Senate in 1922 and in the sessions of 1923. had many important committee assignments; during the session of 1925 served as a member of the following standing committees of the Senate: Privileges and Elections. Finance, Roads and Navigation. Banks and Corporations, Federal Relations, to Examine the Clerk's Office and Forestry and Conservation.]

WV Blue Book (1924), p. 122:
[HEROLD, ANDERSON C. (Democrat). Address: Sutton, West Virginia. A hold-over senator from the Tenth District. Born in Nicholas county, June 4, 1886; primary education received in the public schools; afterwards graduated at Morris Harvey College, Barboursville, West Virginia; is a successful farmer and banker; has been interested in banks in Nicholas and Braxton counties serving in the several capacities of director, cashier, vice president and president; very successful in other business pursuits; in 1920 was honored by his party with the nomination for State Treasurer; in the 1922 primary, received the Democratic nomination for State Senator from the Tenth District and was successful at the general election following; after the organization of the Senate in January, 1923, was assigned by the president to the following standing committees: Finance, Banks and Corporations, Militia, Immigration and Agriculture, Labor, Forestry and Conservation, Virginia Debt and the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, on the part of the Senate.]


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