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Nov 05, 1922

Cecil Harland Underwood was born in Josephs Mills

1940

Cecil Underwood graduated from Middlebourne High School

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1943

Cecil Underwood graduated in political science from Salem College

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Nov 07, 1944

Cecil Underwood was elected to the House of Delegates from Tyler County

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Jul 25, 1948

Cecil Underwood married Hovah Hall

1949

Cecil Underwood became the House of Delegates minority leader

1952

Cecil Underwood received a masters degree in political science from WVU

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Jan 04, 1956

Cecil Underwood announced his candidacy for governor

1956

Cecil Underwood became a leading spokesman for the Republican Party

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Jan 14, 1957

Cecil Underwood was inaugurated as governor

Nov 04, 1958

Election led to an increase in Democratic strength in state House and Senate

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Jul 25, 1960

Cecil Underwood addressed the Republican National Convention in Chicago

Nov 08, 1960

Cecil Underwood unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate

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1961

Cecil Underwood accepted a position with Island Creek Coal Company

1964

Cecil Underwood announces that he will again run for governor

1965

Cecil Underwood took a position with Monsanto Chemical Company

1967

Cecil Underwood announced his candidacy for governor

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May 14, 1968

Arch A. Moore Jr. defeated Cecil Underwood in the Republican primary for governor

1972

Cecil Underwood was named president of Bethany College

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Aug 23, 1975

Cecil Underwood resigned as president of Bethany College

1976

Cecil Underwood won the Republican nomination for governor

May 14, 1996

Cecil Underwood again won the Republican nomination for governor

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Jan 13, 1997

Cecil Underwood became West Virginia's oldest governor

Nov 07, 2000

Cecil Underwood failed to be elected a third term

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Jan 10, 2001

Cecil Underwood gave his final address to the legislature

Nov 24, 2008

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