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Judge Charles H. Haden, II Collection
Ms2009-042


Descriptive Summary

Title:Judge Charles H. Haden, II Collection
Span Dates: 1946-2004
Bulk Dates: 1973-2004
ID No: Ms2009-000
Creator: Judge Charles H. Haden, II
Extent: 3 boxes (Ms2009-042); 1 box photographs (Ph2009-042)
Language: English
Repository: West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV
Abstract: Papers of Judge Charles H. Haden, II. Charles H. Haden, II received a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1958 and a law degree in 1961 from West Virginia University. From 1961-1969, he practiced law with his father in Morgantown. In 1962, he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, and served from 1963-1964. He was appointed State Tax Commissioner in 1969, a position he held until 1972, when he was appointed as a justice for the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Justice Haden won election to the post in 1972 and was selected Chief Justice of the Court in 1975. Later that year, he was nominated by President Gerald Ford as judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. From 1982-2002 he served as Chief Judge for the Southern District. He was a representative for the United States Judicial Conference, Fourth Circuit district judges and in 1999 was named to the executive committee. In 2000 he was named chairman of the Executive Committee of the United States Judicial Conference by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist and served in that role until 2002.

Administrative Information

Provenance: The Judge Charles H. Haden, II Collection was given to the West Virginia State Archives by the family of Judge Charles H. Haden, II
Transfers:
Preferred Citation: [item, collection number], Judge Charles H. Haden, II Collection, West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV.
Contents List:


Box 1

Correspondence, Bishop Frederick Wertz, United Methodist Church, August 7, 1973
Correspondence, Arnold Miller, March 8, 1973
Correspondence, Charles H. Haden, II, Thank You Letters Received, 1975
Correspondence, Book on West Virginia Government and Politics, West Virginia University, 1975
Correspondence, Regarding Speaking Engagement, Tri-State Tax Institute, Wheeling, October 16, 1980
Correspondence, Judge Sol Blatt, Jr., regarding expenses for workshop cocktail party, March 19, 1992
Correspondence, Regarding Speaking Engagement, Public Health Nursing Sections
Correspondence, Birthday Greetings from Cecil Underwood
Correspondence, Letters of Condolence to Priscilla Haden
Program, Mountaineer Weekend, 1955 (Steering Committee photo includes Chuck Haden)
Name Card, Charles H. Haden II, Chief Judge, U. S. District Court
Order of Vandalia/Justitia Officium Awards
Campaign Materials
9-11 Attack
History of the United States District Court for West Virginia, by Thomas F. Stafford, June 1977
West Virginia State Bar News, February 1973
Oath of Office and Certificate, Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, December 30, 1972
Letterhood Paper, Supreme Court of Appeals, Chambers of Judge Charles H. Haden, II
Identification card, Charleston Field Office, United States District Court
“The History of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia,” Forrest J. Bowman, West Virginia Law Review, Spring 2007
House Resolution No. 38, memorizing Judge Charles H. Haden, II
Biographical Information
Biographical Information, Correspondence relating to
Obituaries
Speech, Amy Haden Sorrells, at private ceremony for Judge Charles H. Haden, II, Federal Building, Charleston
In Memoriam: Hon. Charles H. Haden, II, for the 4th Circuit, US Federal Courts (photocopy)
"How Justice Charles H. Haden's Remarks Impacted My Life," by Ricklin Brown, The West Virginia Lawyer, April-June 2009
Correspondence, Ricklin Brown to Anita Casey, August 20, 2008, regarding article on Charles H. Haden, II
Clippings
Mountaintop Removal Articles (1 of 3)
Mountaintop Removal Articles (2 of 3)
Mountaintop Removal Articles (3 of 3)
Charles H. Haden, II, contact information, faculty member, Admiralty Law, Ukraine, May 25, 1996-June 1, 1996
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence to Charles H. Haden, II
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence from Charles H. Haden, II
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence, Charles H. Haden, II, Letter of Resignation as Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Appeals, to Governor Arch Moore, December 19, 1975
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence, Thank You Letters
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence, Jennings Randolph
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Correspondence, Robert C. Byrd
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Notes, Charles H. Haden, II
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Invitations for Installation Ceremony
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Travel Receipts
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Clippings
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Financial Statement
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Biographical Information
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Questionnaire for Prospective Nominee
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Legal History, Charles H. Haden, II
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Miscellaneous
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, A-B
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, C-G
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, H-L
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, M-R
Federal Judgeship Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, S-Z
Radio Address, ?, Huntington Court House, October 7, 1946
Speech, “The West Virginia Constitution,” Civitan Club of Charleston, Daniel Boone Hotel, October 16, 1959
Speech, West Virginia Service Station of the Year Awards, Charleston, December 13, 1973
Speech, Draft, 1974 Campaign?
Speech, Law Day, 1975
Speech, Regarding Motion by Stephen D. Taylor, Law Clerk, for Admission of Graduates of the West Virginia University of Law, and Applicants Who Passed the West Virginia Bar Examination, April 22, 1975
Research Materials and Correspondence relating to Speech, “The Law and the Public Health Nurse,” West Virginia Public Health Nursing Association, Morgantown, June 5, 1975
Speech, “The Law and the Public Health Nurse,” West Virginia Public Health Nursing Association, Twin Towers, Evansdale Campus, West Virginia University, Morgantown, June 5, 1975
Speech, Lion’s Club, August 21, 1975
Speech, Annual Alt and Kimble Reunion, August 24, 1975
Speech, West Virginia Bar Association, August 30, 1975
Speech, Regarding Motions for Admission of Applicants Who Passed the West Virginia Bar Examination, September 30, 1975
Speech, January 10, 1976
Speech, Re-Dedication of Wood County Courthouse, Parkersburg, July 4, 1976
Commencement Address, “Hard Choices in Good Times,” Fairmont State College, May 7, 1977
Speech, “Tax Litigation in the U. S. District Court, Tri-State Tax Institute, Swint Hall, Troy Lounge, Wheeling College, October 16, 1980
Speech, 18th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Political Science Association, Morgantown, November 2, 1984
Speech, Draft, “Judicial Perspective on Defense Performance,” Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Seminar, June 18, 1988
Speech, Dedication Ceremony of the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse, May 28, 1998
Speech, “Cops and the Courts,” June 13, 2000
Speech, Dedication of the Charles H. Haden, II, Professorship of Law, March 5, 2004


Box 2

Speech, McDowell County Bar Association
Speech, Montgomery Rotary Club
Speech, Draft, “Preparing, Trying and Testifying in the Criminal Tax Case”
Speech, “Preparing, Trying and Testifying in the Criminal Tax Case”
Speech, Resignation of Justice James Sprouse and Appointment of Justice Edwin F. Flowers
Speech, ?, Democratic Leaders of Mercer County
Speech, “Due Process and the Real World”
Speech, “America’s Goal: Justice Through Law”
Speech, Westover VFW, January 20
Speech, Bicentennial, “The Blessings of Liberty”
Toast to the Men and Women from Western Virginia Who Fought in the Revolution
Speeches, Commencement Addresses
Speech Material
Speech Material, Commencement Addresses
Speech Material, Drug Abuse
Speech Material, Law Enforcement
Speeches, Miscellaneous Materials
Travel Materials, IRS Seminar, Ohio, May 12, 1988
Seminar for Newly Appointed Judges, April 1985
Joint Sentencing Institute, 1979-1982
Panel Discussion Plea Bargaining, Sentencing Institute for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits, Durham, North Carolina, September 8-September 10, 1993
Speech, by Frank Haymond, “Public Relations Between Courts and Law Enforcement Officers and the Public”
Program, 14th YMCA Model Legislature, State Capitol, April 11-April 13, 1975
Program, Eleventh Annual Commencement, George Washington High School, June 3, 1975
Program, 99th Commencement, Glenville State College, May 12, 1973
Clinical Program, Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Public Health Association, Morgantown, June 5, 1975
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia at Huntington, Deborah Hamrick, et al., plaintiffs v. Ashland Finance Company of West Virginia, et al., defendants, 1977
Legal Ethics: A Matter of Public Concern, Information and Participation
Outline, Speedy Trial, October 24, 1980
Neely Opinion, Published in South Eastern Reporter
Resolution of Appreciation to Annual Meeting Speakers (including Charles H. Haden, II), West Virginia State Bar, Wheeling, September 25-September 27, 1975
“The Supreme Court,” State Bar News, circa 1972
District Judges Association, Correspondence, 1984-1988
District Judges Association, Financial Records
District Judges Association, Dues, 1985
District Judges Association, Minutes, 1985-1989
Memorial Booklet, Honorable Charles H. Haden, II, US District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Executive Session, Honorable John T. Copenhaver, Jr. Delivering the Memorial Address, June 30, 2005
Correspondence, Mountaintop Removal Case, 1999 (1 of 2)
Correspondence, Mountaintop Removal Case, 1999 (2 of 2)
Judge Charles H. Haden, II, Handwritten Notes on Mountaintop Removal Case, 1999
Clippings, Mountaintop Removal Scrapbook
Clippings, Mountaintop Removal Case, 1998-1999
West Virginia Coal Association, Coal Facts, 1998
The COALition Report, Summer 1999
Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Reform, Report to the West Virginia Board of Education, November 13, 1987
Delegate Charles H. Haden, II, House of Delegates, 1963
Delegate Charles H. Haden, II, House of Delegates, 1964

Opinions, Justice Charles H. Haden, II, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia:
State Ex Rel Payne v. Walden, August 1, 1972, 156:60
Nellas v. Loucas, September 6, 1972, 156:77
Walter v. Ritchie, September 6, 1972, 156:98
Jordan v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, September 6, 1972, 156:159
State Ex Rel Booth v. Board of Ballot Commissioners of Mingo County, October 10, 1972, 156:657
Wetzel County Savings and Loan Co. v. Stern Bros Inc., April 10, 1973, 156:693
Cline v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, May 1, 1973, 156:647
State v. Slider, May 1, 1973, 156:653
Childress v. Childress, May 29, 1973, 156:839
Wilfong v. Wilfong, June 12, 1973, 156:754
Mountaineer Disposal Service, Inc. v. Dyer, June 19, 1973, 156:766
Harlan v. Triplett, July 3, 1973, 156:818
Frazee Lumber Co. v. Charles H. Haden, II, State Tax Commissioner, July 11, 1973, 156:844
Brady v. Reiner, July 31, 1973, 157:10
In Re Willis, December 11, 1973, 157:225
Johnson v. Continental Casualty Company, December 21, 1973, 157:572
Weirton Savings and Loan Company, January 15, 1974, 157:691
Carper v. Kanawha Banking and Trust, February 5, 1974, 157:477
State Ex. Rel. Lemaster v. Oakley, March 12, 1974, 157:590
State v. Thomas, March 19, 1974, 157:640
State v. Bennett, March 26, 1974, 157:702
State v. Britton, March 26, 1974, 157:711
M. W. Kellogg Co. v. Concrete Accessories Corporation, April 9, 1974, 157:763
Toler v. Shelton, April 9, 1974, 157:778
Gillispie v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, May 12, 1974, 157:829
Griffith v. State Workmen’s Compensation, Commissioner, May 21, 1974, 157:837
State v. Grinstead, July 16, 1974, 157:1001
Jordan v. Bero, September 17, 1974, 158:28
Harris v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, September 24, 1974, 158:66
Marson Coal Company Inc. v. Insurance Company of State of Pennsylvania, October 29, 1974, 158:146
State v. Blosser, October 29, 1974, 158:164


Box 3

Opinions, Justice Charles H. Haden, II, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia:
Parker v. Knowlton Construction Company, Inc., January 14, 1975, 158:314
Clements v. Stephens, January 14, 1975, 158:329
Evans v. Hutchinson, January 21, 1975, 158:359
State Ex Rel Brotherton v. Blankenship, February 4, 1975, 158:390
State Ex Rel Postelwaite v. Bechtold, February 4, 1975, 158:479
Hinkle v. Bauer Lumber and Home Building Center, Inc., February 11, 1975, 158:492
Thornton v. CAMC, February 18, 1975, 158:504
Young v. Young, March 4, 1975, 158:521
State v. Ramey, March 11, 1975, 158:541
Abdulla v. Pittsburgh & Weirton Bus Company, March 25, 1975, 158:592
State v. Blair, April 1, 1975, 158:647
KFC of Morgantown, Inc. v. Sellard, April 8, 1975, 158:708
Long v. City of Weirton, April 29, 1975, 158:741
Eggleton v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, May 20, 1975, 158:973
Moore v. Johnson Service Company, May 27, 1975, 158:808
First National Bank of Ronceverte v. Bell, June 10, 1975, 158:827
Tomkies v. Tomkies, June 17, 1975, 158:872
Brooks v. Crum, June 17, 1975, 158:882
Beverlin v. Board of Education of Lewis County, June 17, 1975, 158:1067
State v. Starr, June 24, 1975, 158:905
Wheeling Dollar Savings and Trust Company v. Leedy, June 24, 1975, 158:926
Mountain Trucking Company v. Public Service Commission, July 1, 1975, 158:958
Kesner v. Trenton, July 15, 1975, 158:997
Delardas v. County Court of Monongalia County, July 29, 1975, 158:1027
State Ex. Rel. Goodwin v. Rogers, July 29, 1975, 158:1041
Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation v. E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., September 9, 1975, 159:1
Fruehauf Corporation v. Huntington Moving and Storage Company, September 9, 1975, 159:14
Roark v. Dempsey, September 9, 1975, 159:24
Wolfe v. Forbes, September 9, 1975, 159:34
Dilmore v. Heflin, October 21, 1975, 159:46
Monongahela Power Company v. Gerard, October 21, 1975, 159:63
Harding v. Board of Zoning Appeals of City of Morgantown, November 4, 1975, 159:73
Sizemore v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, November 4, 1975, 159:100
Smith v. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner, November 4, 1975, 159:108
Board of Education of Berkeley County v. W. Harley Miller, Inc., November 18, 1975, 159:120
Pearson v. Dodd, December 19, 1975, 159:254

Opinions of Judge Charles H. Haden, II, United States District Court:
R. W. B. of Riverview, Inc. v. Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, July 25, 2000
Knapp v. American General Finance, August 16, 2000
Hicks v. Herbert, August 17, 2000
R. W. B. of Riverview, Inc. v. Alcohol Beverage Control Commission II, August 18, 2000
Prestera Center for Mental Health Services, Inc. et al. v. Elizabeth S. Lawson, et al., September 12, 2000
Nader 2000 v. Hechler, September 15, 2000
Odie L. Reveal v. Douglas N. Stinson, September 22, 2000
Travelers Property Casualty v. Todd Eberbach, September 27, 2000
David J. Rice v. Community Health Association, September 29, 2000
John Krider v. W. K. Marshall, Frank Young, October 6, 2000
Danny J. Bryant and Kathy Bryant v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., October 20, 2000
Roger and Sheri Benson v. Continental Insurance Company, November 16, 2000
U.S.A. v. Matthew T. Carte, December 6, 2000
U.S.A. v. Ronald Bumpus, January 3, 2001
Lois Strawser, et al. v. Elizabeth S. Lawton, et al., January 3, 2001
Aaron Headspeth v. Joyce K. Conley, Warden, January 4, 2001
Calvin Young v. Dr. Joyce Conley, Warden, January 23, 2001
Canal Insurance v. Blankenship, et al., January 30, 2001
Donna Miller v. BAS Technical Employment Placement Company, February 1, 2001
Law v. Wolfe (in RE Mountain Laurel), February 16, 2001
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy v. Norton, April 5, 2001
James S. Sias v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., April 12, 2001
Toppings v. Meritech, April 23, 2001
Coffman v. Metropolitan Life, April 25, 2001
Erie Insurance v. Rebecca Keneda, April 25, 2001
West Virginia Highlands v Gale Norton, Secretary, Department of Interior, May 29, 2001
West Virginia Highlands v Gale Norton, Secretary, Department of Interior, May 30, 2001
Caperton v. Massey, June 4, 2001
West Virginia Housing Development v. OCWEN Technology, June 7, 2001
McCoy v. Erie Insurance, June 18, 2001
Bartram v. Wolfe, July 12, 2001
Sayer Brothers, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine, July 20, 2001
Donna Miller v. BAS Technical Employment Placement Company, July 25, 2001
Club Association of West Virginia v. Robert E. Wise, August 31, 2001
West Virginia Highlands v. Gale Norton, Department of the Interior, August 31, 2001
Kingvision P.P.V. v. Admiral’s Anchor, September 19, 2001
McCallister v. Purdue Pharma, September 27, 2001
Lisa Kidd v. Rebecca Lynn Gilfilen, et al., October 29, 2001
Diana G. McCoy v. Erie Insurance Company, et al., November 2, 2001
USA v. Anthony George Cook, November 7, 2001
Community Antenna Services v. Westfield Insurance, November 20, 2001
American Insurance v. Carl Frischkorn, November 21, 2001
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Colonel Rivenburgh, November 30, 2001
Timothy G. Knapp v. Americredit, December 3, 2001
Asbestos Litigation, December 7, 2001
David Rice v. Rose & Atkinson, December 13, 2001
US v. Montgomery, December 14, 2001
Honeywell International Inc., January 4, 2002
The Education Resources Institute and Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency v. Ekenasi, January 7, 2002
Beasley v. Allstate, February 14, 2002
US v. Dixon, February 20, 2002
One Gateway Associates v. Westfield Insurance Company, February 21, 2002
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy v. Norton, March 18, 2002
New Holland Credit v. Madison Creek, March 21, 2002
McJunkin v. Cardinal, March 26, 2002
Brown v. MortgageStar, Inc., April 1, 2002
US v. Madonna Miller, April 12, 2002
McJunkin Corp. and Precision Clean Piping, Inc. v. Cardinal Systems, April 23, 2002
Kentuckians v. Army Corps of Engineers, May 8, 2002
Miller v. SMS Schloemann-Siemag, Inc., May 15, 2002
US v. Wyatt, May 16, 2002
Oakwood v. Stevens, May 31, 2002
Kentuckians v. Army Corps of Engineers, June 17 2002
Nelson v. USA, June 19, 2002
USA v. Green, June 21, 2002
Henley v. FMC, June 25, 2002
Dixon v. Kirby, July 18, 2002
Hutchens v. Progressive Palo Verde Insurance Company, July 23, 2002
Reilly v. Chambers, August 7, 2002
Adkins v. Holland, et. al., August 20, 2002
Coffman v. Metropolitan Life Insurance, September 3, 2002
Dorsey v. Borg-Warner, et al., September 3, 2002
War Eagle v. State of West Virginia, September 18, 2002
Morales v. Federal Correctional Institution, September 26, 2002
Yoder v. Workman, October 4, 2002
Smith v. FMC, October 9, 2002
Burlington v. Adkins, October 16, 2002
Keeney v. Infinity Insurance, October 25, 2002
Harrah v. Trustmark Insurance, October 25, 2002
Brumfield v. Farley, November 27, 2002
USA v. Dyess, et al., December 13, 2002
West Virginia Highlands Conservancy v. Norton, January 9, 2003
Boland v. Georgie Boy, January 21, 2003
Knapp v. Americredit Financial Services, February 18, 2003
Miller v. SMS Schloemann-Siemag, February 21, 2003
Kellogg, Brown and Root, Inc. v. Bragg, March 19, 2003
Mordesovitch v. Westfield Insurance Company, April 23, 2003
Wiggill v Janicki, May 20, 2003
Ingles v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, June 4, 2003
Rogers v. Swepston, June 20, 2003
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Rivenburgh, July 1, 2003
Toney v. Family Dollar Stores, Inc., July 29, 2003
Ingles v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, August 7, 2003
Baisden v. Bayer Corp., August 11, 2003
Cerra v. Wetzel Harvey, September 2, 2003
Skundor v. Coleman, September 9, 2003
Floren v. Whittington, October 2, 2003
Ruckel v. Sears, Roebuck and Company, October 20, 2003
USA v. Hamler, November 5, 2003
Bell v. Fayette County Board of Education, November 10, 2003
US v. Dyess, December 17, 2003
Vass v. Volvo, January 16, 2004
Burns v. Western Southern, January 28, 2004
Campbell v. Restaurants First/Neighborhood Restaurants, Inc., January 28, 2004


Notebooks:
Bench Book for United States District Court Judges
Hon. Charles H. Haden II, Celebrating 25 Years (contains letters from former law clerks and photographs of celebration)
Just A Few Reminders of Charles H. Haden, II, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and a Judge
Charles H. Haden, II, Honors 2001 (federal judge for 25 years, Order of Vandalia, Justitia Officium)
Scrapbook, articles on mountaintop removal cases


Ph2009-000

Oversized:
Campaign Poster, CH, House of Delegates

Photographs:
Compact disc, Contact sheets, The Charles H. Haden, II Professorship of Law Dedication, March 5, 2004
Charles H. Haden, II, swearing in ?
Charles H. Haden, II, portrait in robe
Charles H. Haden, II with unidentified group (3)
Charles H. Haden, II with Governor Arch Moore, Shelly Moore, Secretary of State Edward F. Heiskell, III, 1972
Charles H. Haden, II with Colonel Reger, Patrolman Riffe, Charleston Police Department
Charles H. Haden, II with Colonel Reger, unidentified patrolwoman, Charleston Police Department
Charles H. Haden, II being sworn in by Judge Carrigan (proof)
Charles H. Haden, II, portrait (proofs), color (5)
Charles H. Haden, II, portrait, color (10)
Charles H. Haden, II, portrait (6)
Charles H. Haden, II, portrait
Charles H. Haden, II, Justice, at desk
Charles H. Haden, II, Justice, at desk with ?
Charles H. Haden, II, Priscilla Haden, at Christmas party with ?
Charles H. Haden, II with ?
Charles H. Haden, II with Chief Justice William Rehnquist and unidentified (photocopy)
Charles H. Haden, II, Order of Vandalia/Justicia Officium Awards Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH, Richard Neely,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH, Richard Neely, James Sprouse,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH, Richard Neely,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH, Richard Neely, James Sprouse,
Justices, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals: CH, Richard Neely, James Sprouse,


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