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Dec 07, 1863

First congressional delegation from West Virginia was seated

1865

Waitman T. Willey senate term as first West Virginia senator ended

Other events that happened on or around 1865

1869

Peter G. Van Winkle term as West Virginia's first U.S. senator ended

Other events that happened on or around 1869

1871

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

Other events that happened on or around 1871

Nov 07, 1916

Howard Sutherland was West Virginia's first popularly elected U.S. senator

Other events that happened on or around November 07, 1916

1929

Republican supremacy in West Virginia ended with the Great Depression

Other events that happened on or around 1929

1932

Democrats regained majority during New Deal

Other events that happened on or around 1932

Jan 12, 1941

Matthew M. Neely resigned from the U.S. Senate to be governor

1956

Chapman Revercomb last Republican to be elected to the Senate in West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1956

Nov 04, 1958

Robert C. Bryd was elected to the U.S. Senate

Other events that happened on or around November 04, 1958

1990

West Virginia was reapportioned from four congressional districts to three following the 1990 census

Other events that happened on or around 1990

1994

Republicans took control of Presidency, Senate and House

Nov 07, 2000

West Virginia voted for Republican George W. Bush in the election

Other events that happened on or around November 07, 2000

2007

Robert C. Byrd's 48th year as Senator

Nov 04, 2014

Republicans captured all three Congressional districts and one U.S. Senate seat

Other events that happened on or around November 04, 2014


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