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Oct 11, 1811

Waitman Thomas Willey was born in Farmington

1831

Waitman Willey graduated from Madison College in Pennsylvania

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1833

Waitman Willey began law practice in Morgantown

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1841

Waitman Willey was elected clerk of the Monongalia County Court

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1850

Waitman Willey was a delegate to the VirginiaConstitutional Convention

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1859

Waitman Willey was defeated as a candidate for lieutenant governor of Virginia

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Feb 13, 1861

Waitman Willey was selected as a delegate to the Virginia Secession Convention

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1863

Waitman Willey began serving as U.S. Senator from West Virginia

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1871

Waitman Willey's service in the U.S. Senate ended

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Dec 26, 1872

Waitman Willey spoke eloquently for suffrage for African-Americans

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May 02, 1900

Waitman Willey died in Morgantown


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