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Hugh Isaac "Ike" Shott

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Death: October 12, 1953 (87)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Webster Shott and Lucy Ellen Bell Shott
Husband of Mary Catherine Shott
Brother of Mildred R. (Minnie) Shott; Thomas C Shott; Lottie B. Shott; Edward D. Shott; James Daniel (Tobe) Shott and 2 others

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About Hugh Ike Shott, U.S. Senator

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Ike_Shott

Hugh Ike Shott, a Representative and a Senator from West Virginia; born in Staunton, Augusta County, Va., September 3, 1866; attended the Staunton public schools; apprenticed as a printer; later became a reporter and editorial writer; moved to Bluefield, W.Va., in 1893; served as a clerk in the railway mail service in 1895; became publisher and editor of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph in 1896; postmaster of Bluefield 1903-1912; member of the West Virginia Semicentennial Commission in 1912 and 1913; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 and for election to the United States Senate in 1936; elected on November 3, 1942, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Matthew M. Neely and served from November 18, 1942, to January 3, 1943; was not a candidate for the full term; continued as editor and publisher of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph until his death in Bluefield, W.Va., October 12, 1953; interment in Monte Vista Cemetery.

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000381

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Hugh Ike Shott, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1866
September 3, 1866
Staunton, Virginia, United States
1953
October 12, 1953
Age 87
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States