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William Casey Marland


Mar 26, 1918

William Casey Marland was born in Illinois

1947

William Marland received his law degree

1948

William Marland was made assistant attorney general by Attorney General Ira J. Partow

1949

William Marland was appointed Attorney General by Governor Patteson

Nov 07, 1950

William Marland was elected Attorney General

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1951

Kanawha County Democratic boss Homer Hanna Sr. and Governor Patteson picked William Marland as candidate for governor

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Nov 04, 1952

William Casey Marland was elected governor

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1954

Governor William Marland implemented his no-nonsense policy of public school desegregation following the U.S. Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision

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Nov 06, 1956

Cecil Underwood became West Virginia's youngest governor, and the first Republican governor since 1932

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1956

William Marland tried to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat

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Aug 05, 1958

Jennings Randolph defeated William Marland in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

1960

William Marland left West Virginia for a sales job in Chicago

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1962

William Marland took a job as a Chicago taxi driver to "compose his character"

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Nov 26, 1965

William Marland died of cancer


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