Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900

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Dates:
Birth 1811-10-18
Death 1900-05-02

Biographical notes:

United States Senator for West Virginia.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morgantown, West Va., to President Garfield, 1881 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587874

First United States Senator from West Virginia; delegate to the Virginia Convention, 1861, voting against secession; author of the Willey Amendment, a compromise on the question of freedom for West Virginia slaves that assured West Virginia's acceptance into the Union.

From the description of W. T. Willey letter to J. W. Paxton [manuscript], 1863 January 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 761323069

United States Senator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Judge Bates, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587919



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  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)