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Izetta Jewell
Brown

On June 27, 1924, Izetta Jewell Brown seconded the nomination of Democrat John W. Davis as President of the United States.

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Address of Izetta Jewell Brown at Democratic National Convention
"Record Crowd Hears Speech by Mrs. Brown"
"Mrs. Brown Makes Reply to Editorial"
Correspondence, Izetta Jewell Brown Miller to Jennings Randolph, September 15, 1960
Campaign Advertisement, Izetta Jewell Brown


Henry Jefferson Samuels

Henry Jefferson Samuels, who served as the first adjutant general for the Reorganized Government of Virginia during the Civil War, died in Barboursville on June 27, 1898.

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"Death Of Judge Samuels"
"Henry J. Samuels"
H. J. Samuels to Francis Pierpont, August 3, 1861 (Samuel- Pierpont Papers, Box 6 Folder 3)


On This Day in West Virginia History: June

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