West Virginia Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 5 of 329 people who took part.

Members (5):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Chester D. Hubbard Visualize "(November 25, 1814 -- August 23, 1891) Chester Dorman Hubbard was a(n) manufacturer of iron and lumber, public servant, and American politician. Hubbard was born in Hamden, Middlesex County, Connecticut and moved to Wheeling, Virginia in 1819. He was a member of the Virginia house of delegates (1852 and 1853), was delegate to the Virginia convention in Richmond in 1861 and opposed secession, delegate to West Virginia convention in Wheeling (1861), and delegate to the Republican National Convention (1864 and 1880). He also served in the senate of West Virginia (1863 and 1864). Hubbard was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the 39th Congress and reelected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869). During his time on Congress, he served as the Chairmen on Committee on Expenditure in the department of the Interior (40th Congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H000879]" West Virginia Delegation (This negotiation) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866)
Bethuel M. Kitchen Visualize "(March 21, 1812 -- December 15, 1895) Bethuel Middleton Kitchen was a (n) farmer, stock raiser, public servant, president of an association, master of a state grange, president of a county court, and American politician. He was born in Ganotown, Berkeley County, Virginia. Betheul was a member of the Virginia house of delegates (1861 and 1862), member of the West Virginia State senate (1864, 1865, 1878, and 1878), President of the Agricultural and Mechanical Association of Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties (1869 -1875), master of West Virginia State Grange (1873 -1879), and president of the county court of Berkeley County, West Virginia (1880 -1895). Kitchen was elected to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was not elected in 1868. He presented credentials as Member elect to the 38th Congress but was not permitted to qualify. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=K000247]" West Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Daniel Polsley Visualize "(November 28, 1803 -- October 14, 1877) Daniel Haymond Polsley was a(n) lawyer, editor, farmer, lieutenant governor, judge, and American politician. He was born in Palatine, near Fairmont, Virginia. Daniel studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1827. He edited the Western Transcript (1833 - 1845), member of the Wheeling loyal conventions (May 13 and June 11, 1861), judge of the 7th judicial district of West Virginia (1863 -1866), and lieutenant governor of the restored government of Virginia (1861). Polsley was elected as a Republican to the 40th Congress (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869) and was not reelected. [Source 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=P000418]" West Virginia Delegation (This negotiation)
Peter G. Van Winkle Visualize (7 September, 1808 -- 15 April, 1872) Van Winkle was an American lawyer and politician. Born in New York City, Van Winkle studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1835. Van Winkle participated as a delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1850. As West Virginia was admitted as a State into the Union, Van Winkle was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (This negotiation) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
Waitman T. Willey Visualize (18 October, 1811 -- 2 May, 1900) Willey was an American lawyer and politician representing both Virginia and West Virginia. Born in Monongalia County, Va., Willey studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1833. Willey participated in the Virginia State constitutional convention of 1850 and 1851 and later participated as a delegate to West Virginia's State constitutional convention. Afterwards, Willey was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate from Virginia to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of James M. Mason. After West Virginia was admitted into the union, Willey was elected as a Unionist to the United States Senate representing West Virginia in 1862 and was reelected in 1865 as a Republican. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] West Virginia Delegation (This negotiation) , Virginia Delegation (The Road to Civil War) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , West Virginia Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)