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in West Virginia History...

Rush Dew Holt

Rush Dew Holt, who served as United States senator from West Virginia from 1935 to 1941, was born in Weston on June 19, 1905.

Learn more:
United Mine Workers' Endorsement of Rush Holt (William Blizzard Collection)
"Holt, Highly Pleased, Says State Has Thrown Off Absent- Landlord's Yoke
Resolution Against Senator Rush D. Holt
"Blizzard Roasts Rush Holt For Spurning Debate Offer"
"Rush D. Holt Passes Yesterday"
"Cancer Fund As Rush Holt Memorial"
Defeat of U.S. Senator Rush Holt
"Isolationism and Pacifism: Senator Rush D. Holt and American Foreign Policy"

June 19: Blennerhassett Mansion Ground Breaking

On This Day in West Virginia History: June

West Virginia Archives and History