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Don Chafin and deputies in front of Logan County courthouse
Don Chafin and deputies in front of Logan County courthouse


Former Logan County sheriff Don Chafin died in Huntington on August 9, 1954.

Learn more:
Don Chafin Elected To Public Office
State of West Virginia vs. Don Chafin
"Funeral Rites Thursday For Colorful Don Chafin"
"Chafin Lauded For Charities Known To Few"
West Virginia's Mine Wars
"The United States Army and the Return to Normalcy in Labor Dispute Interventions: The Case of the West Virginia Coal Mine Wars, 1920-21"


On This Day in West Virginia History: August