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Matthew Mansfield Neely

On January 12, 1941, Doddridge County native Matthew Neely resigned from the United States Senate to become governor of West Virginia.

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Biography of Matthew Mansfield Neely
Inauguration of Governor Matthew Neely
Inaugural Address of Matthew M. Neely
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January 12: Marion County Courthouse Torn Down

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