Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958

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Matthew Mansfield Neely (b. November 9, 1874, Grove, West Virginia-d. January 18, 1958, Bethesda, Maryland) was a Democratic politician from West Virginia. He served as mayor of Fairmon, West Virginia, from 1908 to 1910, then served in both the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Senate. He was governor of West Virginia, from January 13, 1941 until January 15, 1945.

From the description of Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12079394

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referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Records of the Government of the District of Columbia. 1791 - 1978. Capital Transit Records
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Birth 1874-11-09

Death 1958-01-18




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