Hunter H. Moss, Jr., US Congress

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Hunter Holmes Moss, Jr.

Death: 1916 (42)
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Son of Hunter Holmes Moss and Harriett Wilson Moss

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About Hunter H. Moss, Jr., US Congress,_Jr.

Hunter Holmes Moss, Jr. was a lawyer and Republican politician from West Virginia who served as a United States Representative. Congressman Moss was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia in Wood County on May 26, 1874. He served as a member of the 63rd and 64th United States Congresses. He died in Atlantic City, New Jersey on July 15, 1916.

He attended the public schools and worked in a bank in early youth. He was admitted to the bar after graduating from the law department of West Virginia University at Morgantown, West Virginia in 1896. The same year, he opened his legal practice in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

He served as prosecuting attorney for Wood County from 1900 to 1904. In 1904, he became a judge serving on the Fourth circuit court of West Virginia until 1912. In that year, he was elected to Congress as a Republican. He served from March 4, 1913, until his death on July 15, 1916. He was buried at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Parkersburg.

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Age 42