On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Samuel B. Avis
Samuel Brashear Avis

On June 8, 1924, former United States congressman Samuel B. Avis and R. G. Altizer were killed by lightning at the Edgewood County Club in Charleston.

Learn more:
"Bolt of Lightning Strikes Dead Two Prominent Local Attorneys While Playing Golf at Edgewood"

June 8: Railroad Passenger Fare

On This Day in West Virginia History: June

West Virginia Archives and History