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Peter G. Van Winkle


Peter Godwin Van Winkle, who represented West Virginia in the United States Senate from1863 to 1869, died on April 15, 1872, in Parkersburg.

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Death of statehood leader & U.S. Senator Peter G. Van Winkle
Obituary of Peter G. Van Winkle
Sketch of the Life of Peter G. Van Winkle
Speech of Hon. P. G. Van Winkle on the Reorganization of Virginia and Admission of West Virginia
"What's In A Name?": The Naming of West Virginia


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