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Aretas Brooks Fleming


Oct 15, 1839

Aretas Brooks Fleming was born in Fairmont

1865

Aretas Fleming married Carrie M. Watson

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Nov 05, 1872

Aretas Fleming won election to the House of Delegates

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1875

Aretas Fleming left the House of Delegates

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1878

Aretas Fleming was appointed judge of the second judicial circuit

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1886

Aretas Fleming's fortunes were joined with U.S. Sen. Johnson Newlon Camden

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Nov 06, 1888

Aretas Fleming won the most controversial gubernatorial election in West Virginia

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Jan 15, 1890

Special session of the legislature selected A.B. Fleming as governor in a party-line vote

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1890

Gubernatorial election was settled in Aretas Fleming's favor in party-line vote in legislature

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1893

Aretas Fleming returned to practicing law

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1901

Aretas Fleming and Clarence W. Watson merged coal companies into the Fairmont Coal Company

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1903

Fairmont Coal Company was absorbed into Consolidation Coal Company of Maryland

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Dec 06, 1907

Worst U.S. mine disaster killed 361 miners in Fairmont Coal Company's interconnected Nos. 6 and 8 at Monongah

1910

Aretas Fleming pushed to establish the U.S. Bureau of Mines

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Oct 13, 1923

Aretas B. Fleming died in Fairmont


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