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Governor John D. Rockefeller, IV

On January 17, 1977, John D. "Jay" Rockefeller, IV was inaugurated in Charleston as the twenty-ninth West Virginia governor, serving until 1985.

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Biography of John D. Rockefeller, IV
First Inaugural Address of Governor John D. Rockefeller, IV
Papers of Governor John D. Rockefeller, IV, 1977-1985



January 17: James Arthur Jackson


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