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United State House of Representatives from West Virginia

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  • Romeo H. Freer, US Congress (1846 - 1913)
    Romeo Hoyt Freer (November 9, 1846 – May 9, 1913) was the Republican Attorney General of West Virginia from 1901 to 1905. Born in Bazetta Township, Trumbull County, Ohio), Ohio on November 9...
  • William G. Brown, Sr., US Congress (1800 - 1884)
    US Congressman. A prominent Democratic politician during the Civil War, he played a key role in West Virginia breaking away from the Confederacy, and its admission to statehood in 1863. Brown was born ...
  • William G. Brown, Jr., US Congress (1856 - 1916)
    US Congressman. Elected as a Democrat to represent West Virginia's 2nd District in the US House of Representatives, he served from 1911 until his death in office. The son of US Congressman William Gay ...
  • Nathan Goff, Jr., U.Senator and Sec'y of the Navy (1843 - 1920)
    Nathan Goff, Jr. (February 9, 1843 – April 24, 1920) was a member of the United States Congress from West Virginia, who also served briefly as United States Secretary of the Navy during the Ru...
  • Gen. John Seashoales Witcher, US Congress (1839 - 1906)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enrolled in the Union Army as a 1st lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He s...