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William Edwin Chilton


1784

Virginia ceded its claim to the Northwest Territory to the U.S.

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Mar 17, 1858

William Edwin Chilton was born in Coalsmouth (present St. Albans)

1880

William Edwin Chilton passed the bar

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1883

William Edwin Chilton appointed to an unexpired term as Kanawha County prosecutor

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1886

William Edwin Chilton ran unsuccessfully for state senate

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1892

William Edwin Chilton became chairman of the state Democratic Party

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1897

William Edwin Chilton formed law firm with his brother and William A. MacCorkle

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1905

William Edwin Chilton and others bought Charleston's electric streetcar system

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1907

The Chilton family acquired an interest in the newspaper and changed the name to the Charleston Gazette

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1911

William Edwin Chilton was elected U.S. senator by state legislature

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Nov 07, 1916

William Edwin Chilton lost election to Howard Sutherland

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1917

William Edwin Chilton completed his term as U.S. Senate and became publisher

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Nov 07, 1939

William Edwin Chilton died in Charleston


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