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Governor William Casey Marland

On February 23, 1953, Governor William Marland addressed the West Virginia legislature to plead for the passage of his severance tax bill.

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Governor Marland Addresses the Legislature on His Proposed Severance Tax Bill
Governor William Marland and the Coal Severance Tax
"Governor Marland's Political Suicide: The Severance Tax"
Biography of William Casey Marland
Inaugural Address of Governor William Casey Marland
Life of Governor William Marland
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