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Harold Houston

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Mar 10, 1872

Harold W. Houston was born in Freedom, Ohio

1889

Harold Houston graduated from Charleston High School

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1901

Harold Houston began practicing law in Parkersburg

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1912

Harold Houston returned to Charleston

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Aug 01, 1921

Sid Hatfield and Ed Chambers were shot and murdered by Baldwin-Felts detectives at McDowell County Courthouse in Welch

1921

Harold Houston represented the UMWA leaders who were accused of treason during the Battle of Blair Mountain

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1931

Harold Houston aided C. Frank Keeny with the organization of the West Virginia Mine Workers Union and the West Virginia Labor Party

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1933

The radical West Virginia Mine Workers Union and the West Virginia Labor Party both collapsed

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Jan 17, 1947

Harold Houston died


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