All U.S. Senators from West Virginia Politicians

All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

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List of West Virginia senators, with plenty of pictures and photos. List includes current WV senators and all past senators of West Virginia. Since the founding of the United States government, Americans have elected two senators per state regardless of the state's population (unlike the House of Representatives). At first, senators were voted into the US Congress by their individual state legislatures. Today though, senators are elected directly by the people. Each pair of senators serve staggered six year terms, with senatorial elections happening every two years. The most recent senate race was especially exciting due to the democrats' controversial support of healthcare reform and the republicans' regrouping with the support of the Tea Party.

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    Peter G. Van Winkle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    Peter G. Van Winkle New York City, New York, United States of America August 4, 1863 – March 4, 1869

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    Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1875

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    United States of America, Union, United States March 4, 1875 – July 26, 1876

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    Samuel Price is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    Samuel Price Virginia, United States of America August 26, 1876 – January 26, 1877

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    Virginia, United States of America January 31, 1877 – March 4, 1881

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    United States of America, United States, with Territories March 4, 1881 – March 4, 1887

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    Martinsburg, United States of America, United States March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1899

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    Guernsey County, Quaker City, Ohio March 4, 1899 – March 4, 1911

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    William E. Chilton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    William E. Chilton Kanawha County, St. Albans, United States of America March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1917

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    St. Louis, St. Louis County, Area code 314 March 4, 1917 – March 4, 1923

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    Matthew M. Neely is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    Matthew M. Neely Clarksburg, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area, United States of America March 4, 1923 – March 4, 1929

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    West Virginia, United States of America March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1935

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    Weston, West Virginia, United States of America January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941

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    Brown, West Virginia, United States of America January 3, 1941 – February 28, 1956

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    Keswick, California, United States of America March 13, 1956 – November 6, 1956

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    W. Chapman Revercomb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    W. Chapman Revercomb Virginia, United States of America November 7, 1956 – January 3, 1959

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    North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA January 3, 1959 – June 28, 2010

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    Jackson County, United States of America, United States July 16, 2010 – November 15, 2010

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    United States of America, Farmington, United States

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    Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Monongalia County August 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865

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    Henry G. Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    Henry G. Davis Woodstock, United States of America, United States March 4, 1871 – March 4, 1883

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    Kanawha County, St. Albans, United States of America March 4, 1883 – January 11, 1893

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    Stephen B. Elkins March 4, 1895 – January 4, 1911

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    Davis Elkins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    Davis Elkins Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States January 9, 1911 – January 31, 1911

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    Clarence W. Watson February 1, 1911 – March 4, 1913

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    Nathan Goff April 1, 1913 – March 4, 1919

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    Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States of America March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1931

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    Clarksburg, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area, United States of America January 13, 1941 – November 17, 1942

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    Hugh I. Shott November 18, 1942 – January 3, 1943

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    John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All U.S. Senators from West Virginia

    John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. Parkersburg–Marietta–Vienna metropolitan area, United States of America, ... January 25, 1958 – November 4, 1958

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    Clarksburg, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area, United States of America November 5, 1958 – January 3, 1985

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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