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William Wallace Barron


Dec 08, 1911

William Wallace Barron was born

1936

William "Wally" Barron married Opal Marie Wilcox

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1941

William "Wally" Barron received law degree from WVU

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1943

William "Wally" Barron enlisted in the U.S. Army

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1945

William "Wally" Barron was discharged from the army as a sergeant

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Nov 08, 1960

William "Wally" Barron was elected governor of West Virginia

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1961

A flood claimed 22 lives in West Virginia

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Jun 20, 1963

West Virginia celebrated its Centennial

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1964

The Better Roads Amendment was voted on in the general election to provided money for the "building and construction of state roads and highways"

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1965

William "Wally" Barron stepped down from position of governor and opened a law office

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Feb 14, 1968

William "Wally" Barron and five others were indicted by federal grand jury

1969

The Barrons moved to Florida

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1970

A second indictment against William "Wally" Barron on charges of rigging of purchasing contracts

1970

Supreme Court nullified the indictments against Governor William "Wally" Barron of rigging purchasing contracts

1971

William "Wally" Barron and his wife were indicted on charges of bribing the foreman of the jury that acquitted him.

1975

William "Wally" Barron was released from prison

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Nov 12, 2002

William "Wally" Barron died in Charlotte


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