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John Jeremiah Jacob

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Dec 09, 1829

John Jeremiah Jacob was born in Hampshire County

1839

John Jacob moved to Romney after father's death

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1849

John Jacob obtained a B.A. from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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1853

John Jacob married Jane Baird

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1860

John Jacob left the University of Missouri to study and practice law

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1865

John Jacob returned to Romney

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Nov 02, 1869

John Jacob was elected to the House of Delegates

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Nov 08, 1870

John Jacob was elected governor of West Virginia

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Mar 04, 1871

John Jacob began his term as governor

Dec 26, 1872

Legislature faced the task of modifying laws to conform to the newly adopted constitution

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Jan 01, 1873

The new state constitution became effective

Mar 04, 1873

John Jacob began his second term as governor

1875

The capital was moved from Charleston to Wheeling

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Mar 04, 1877

John Jacob remained in Wheeling at the end of his governorship

Nov 04, 1879

John Jacob was elected to the House of Delegates for Ohio County

1881

John Jacob was appointed Ohio County circuit judge

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1888

John Jacob left circuit judge to return to practicing law

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Nov 24, 1893

John Jacob died in Wheeling


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